Dr. Bullock explains the vision of Compass Books and how both her academic and activism careers inspired her to found the company. She elaborates various challenges in the book publishing industry, and the role her company aims to play in Muslim identity formation. She discusses how Compass Books walks a fine and often tricky line as it tries to cater to both Muslim families looking for quality books offering Islamic education, and secular public schools that are hesitant to incorporate faith-based texts in their libraries.
Host: Sara Hamed
Date recorded: Sept 5, 2021