Dec 24, 2015 "Islam and Muslims in America Today and before Today" a Christmas Eve special on WBAI, 3-7pm. Hosts B Nimri Aziz and Hassen Abdellah return to the air to discuss issues of importance to Muslims in the US. Join us with special guests, listener calls, Muslim HipHop, and poems from our archives.
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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.
- February 04, 2016
Many claim that books and films-- politicians too—are frequently the result of a deliberate marketing strategy, that they’re designed by a team according to formulae based on earlier successes and applied like an algorithm to the market:--to win. “The Martian” may be one of these made-to-order productions, containing as it does, all essential ingredients-- a star actor, an ethnically diverse cast, a futuristic theme, spectacular cosmic sets, high tech knowhow, and a heroic American plot.
Voices of Iraq
- Suad Al-Radi
- Iraqi resident, Baghdad, days before the invasion
Sample My country, my family 7:45
- Shahram Shiva
- Rumi interpreter and translator Shahram Shiva talks about the Sufi poet and performs Rumi with music. Sample Shahram Shiva in conversation with BN Aziz 6:42
Radio Tahrir calligraphic logo design by
"The mother is a school; empowering her is nation building."
Ahmed Shawki. Egypt.
- a poem.. a song..
- "A Woman Who Reads Poetry"
- Qur'an Surat Al-Qadr, 'Night of Destiny'
Quranic recitation by women is as much a gift to the divine
- Book review
- Rafia Zakaria's
The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
Aisha AlAdawiya and Hassen Abdellah
- Read about Aisha AlAdawiya and Hassen Abdellah in the team page.