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July 27, 7pm WJFF Radio (NY) 90.5fm. Sam Husseini of votepact.org, and scholar of political rhetoric Daneryl Weber join us to review the DNC Convention in Philadelphia. Host BNAziz

July 13 7pm WJFF Radio 90.5fm and online A preview of the Republican Party days before its national presidential convention, with guests. Host BNAziz

June 22, 7pm. on WJFF Radio 90.5 fm. Preparing for the NY State primaries for congressional district reps. #19 and #22, with guests from the League of Women Voters and Election Protection; host: BNAziz 

May 15, 7pm (EST) on WJFF Radio 90.5. Muhammad Ali, a review of his contibutions and his Muslim faith by Hassen Abdellah just returned from participating in Ali's janazeh. Host BNAziz 

April 13, 12:25- 1 pm (NY time; 9:25 Pacific time), BNimri Aziz adds more to the "Impossible Syrian Victory" story, in a radio interview on KZYX in California-- 90.7 and 91.5, Takes on the World.

March 3/2016, "An Other Syria: Returning to The Nation": lecture by BNimri Aziz at State University of New York, Puchase, NY. See March 8 blog for how to access our podcasts in Syria, and enter 'syria' on this page to access articles.

Feb 21, 2016 Schomburg Center and MalcolmX Museum, New York. Commemoration of Malcolm X. Join Dr. Barbara Nimri Aziz, theologian Dr. Obery Hendricks and activist Linda Sarsour talking about Malcolm's teachings in relation to present day struggles and ideals. See video here:

Dec 24, 2015 "Islam and Muslims in America Today and before Today" a Christmas Eve special on WBAI. Hosts B Nimri Aziz and Hassen Abdellah return to the air to discuss issues of importance to Muslims in the USA with special guests, listener calls, Muslim HipHop, and poems from our archives.

Recent posts include interviews with Rumi interpreter Shahram Shiva, London-based author Aamer Hussein, South African Muslim scholar, professor Farid Esack, and Iraqi journalist Nermeen Al-Mufti's brief account of Kirkuk City history. Your comments on our blogs are always welcome.

 

 

 

"Yesterday" - (earliest questions and fears) by Barbara Nimri Aziz [pulled from my 2001 archive]

September 12, 2016
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/12/yesterday-2001/ Sept. 11, 2001, yesterday was a Tuesday, the day I head to New York City for my radio show. I make my way out of the quiet hills 200 km northeast of the city to drive to the metropolis. WBAI Pacifica Radio where I broadcast two weekly programs is located in lower Manhattan. I would not reach there this Tuesday.

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