A wonderful introduction to cross cultural and self-deprecating humor. My students were shocked at first ... "You can't say that," but my response was, "Of course you can." These are Muslims joking about themselves. Don't we all laugh at ourselves? Thank you for sharing [Allah Made Me Funny] with us.
Trish H.Cottonwood, AZ
Prince Among Slaves, told through several reenactments, relates the story from Rahman's own perspective. "The story really has been obscure, but it shed light on a part of African American history that I'd never really heard about," co-executive producer Alex Kronemer explained, saying the story diffuses widely held stereotypes. "West African societies were well-developed and literate, but people think of them as primitive and vulnerable. But now we know African history doesn't start at zero."