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  • Name: Rasheed Shabazz

    Recipient Year: 2023

    Major: Critical Black Urbanism

    Description: Rasheed Shabazz is a journalist, urban planner, and historian. His research focuses on U.S. housing policy, community organizing and social movements related to land and housing, and African American urban histories. He is currently the inaugural Black Muslim Experiences Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. Shabazz is interested in the intersections of race, religion, and housing. His project, "The Mosque and the Block" examines racial segregation and neighborhood change around historically African American masajid, and explores the housing experiences of Muslims in Atlanta, GA and Los Angeles, CA. He is currently co-director of Oakland Voices, a program of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. Shabazz received his master's in Urban, Community and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, where he also previously double-majored in African American Studies and Political Science.

    School Name: UCLA

    Sponsor: Rahbar Family Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: http://linkedin.com/in/rashabazz