July 27, 7pm WJFF Radio (NY) 90.5fm. Democratic Party National Convention coverage. 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
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.
- June 23, 2016
In 1990, it was a Kuwaiti woman testifying how marauding Iraqi troops charged into a Kuwaiti hospital and tore babies from their incubators. In 2001, it was videos of an Afghan woman tied to a pole, stoned to death before a cheering crowd. (These practices continue despite that nation’s ‘liberation’ by the US and allies).Today, we have a Yazidi sex slave testifying to the American Congress how she was brutalized by her ISIS captors. She pleads: “The US must act”. The 1990 Kuwait “incubator story”, later exposed as a fabrication....
Voices of Iraq
- BN Aziz
- audio documentary-- "Iraq:How Can I Forget?"
Sample 'Iraq in the Embargo War 1990-2003'-- a Tahrir audio documentary 17:30
- Kayhan Kalhor
- Kalhor, Iranian musician, impresario of kamancheh, speaks with Tahrir about his work and life between Brooklyn, India and Iran.
With interludes from his CD Crossing The Silk Road. Sample Kamancheh virtuoso Kalhor in collaboration with Shujaat H. Khan; an excerpt from our 55 min. interview 7:30
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A little modernity is a dangerous thing; drink deep or taste not the western spring.
quoting Poet Alexander Pope.
Ali Mazrui, professor of African Studies
- a poem.. a song..
- Ali Sayed, "Oh My Southland", Arabic
traditional song of South Lebanon, Arabic Flash
AbdalHayy Moore reads from 'Ramadan Sonnets' --www.danielmoorepoetry.com
- Book review
- Karen Armstrong's
Fields of Blood: Religion and The History of Violence
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about Nadja Middleton in the team page.