Celebrating Nowruz as a Black Iranian | News – Al Jazeera English



The holiday Nowruz is meant to be a fresh start for those who celebrate, both in Iran and around the world. But it also includes an upsetting tradition that the Collective for Black Iranians is working to expose and eliminate.
In this episode:
Priscillia Kounkou-Hoveyda (@priscillia_pkh), founder of the Collective for Black Iranians (@BlackIranians)
Pegah Bahadori (@pegahbhd), resident storyteller for the Collective of Black Iranians
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Nazanin Za­ghari-Rat­cliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori de­part for the UK as Iran re­leas­es Morad Tah­baz from prison on fur­lough.
Lawyer hope­ful for aid work­er’s re­lease al­most six years on from her de­ten­tion.
Re­pub­li­can law­mak­ers op­pose, but lack pow­er to block, an agree­ment with Tehran sought by US Pres­i­dent Joe Biden.
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