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Tariq's Cube

Season 03  Episode 20

Follow Tariq Ali into the world of Rubik’s cube competitions. His progress as a speed-cuber mirrors his journey growing up from a boy into a young man. Tariq's path is full of ups and downs, as he comes to terms with a family tragedy and his complex multiracial identity as a Muslim American in a country where hate crimes are on the rise. In the midst of it all Tariq says, “I just love cubing so much…I come to the competitions and I feel like I leave a better person.”