Probing root problems with music, the Kareem Salama way

By Jeffrey Hardy Quah

May 2015 FEATURE
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Kareem Salama had what he called a “very traditional American upbringing” in Oklahoma. His Egyptian parents, both engineers, migrated to the US in the late 1960s; he grew up in quintessential small town America where kids played outside till late at night and went to football games on Friday nights.“Very much like what you see on TV,” he said, speaking with a very distinct Southern twang. And country music was very much a part of the background music. It was...

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Jeffrey Hardy Quah

is a freelance writer and editor.