Jennifer Taylor "Redneck Muslim" now on PBS

July 20, 2018

Social Documentation professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has a new documentary available to watch on PBS.  Redneck Muslim follows the life and work of Shane Atkinson, the first Muslim chaplain in-training at North Carolina’s biggest trauma center and founder of the "Society of Islamic Rednecks.” Seeking to celebrate Southern culture with a reformed vision of “redneck” identity stripped of racism and sexism and embracing diversity, Shane travels to a gathering of African American Muslim leaders. 

Professor Taylor's film is one of 25 films currently screening in the 2018 PBS Online Film Festival as a presentation of the PBS series POV.  Redneck Muslim is available now to watch online on the PBS website.