Episode 057: Sooraya Qadir (feat. Khaliden Nas)


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In Episode 57 of CEREBRO, Connor and Middle East researcher Dr. Khaliden Nas celebrate Sooraya Qadir, the devoted Dust! Introduced in Grant Morrison's New X-Men, Afghan refugee Sooraya became a fan favorite, a breakout of the Academy X student class, and recently played a memorable role in Si Spurrier and Bob Quinn's Way of X.

The CEREBRO character file on Dust begins at 1:02:43.

(Content Advisory: Sooraya's story includes racism, Islamophobia, and attempted sex trafficking. This episode also discusses the aftermath of 9/11 and the 21st century wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.)

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