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Daily Inspiration Podcast
April 14, 2022
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Thursday, April 14, 2022
I found my place when I stopped looking for it.
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Mahershala Ali

With the 2016 film Moonlight, Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar; he soon claimed another for Green Book in 2018. Ali forged his artistic path while attending St. Mary’s College of California on a basketball scholarship. To the surprise of those who saw him only as an athlete, during his senior year, he was cast in a play adapted from three Zora Neale Hurston stories. Ali started competing in poetry slams, and secured a California Shakespeare Festival apprenticeship and admission to New York University’s MFA program with performances of his original verses. In a 2019 interview, he reminds budding creatives to rise above people who try to define you, because no one else can tell you where you belong. 

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