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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.
- March 26, 2015
My friend Amer Zahr’s testimony about racism in the USA points to parallels between what Arab kids experience today and what he faced a quarter century ago when he was 13. On the surface it seems there’s been scant progress for us, as for African Americans... Remarkably, we hapless citizens on the receiving side of prejudice and ignorance continue to believe it’s possible to educate our foes and our rude friends. How many times have we heard how they “honestly never spoke to a real Muslim” or “never sat with a Black family”, how they “never knew”...
Voices of Iraq
- Aliya Sousa
- Dr. Aliya Sousa was the daughter and biographer of the remarkable
and prolific Iraqi author, researcher, engineer and hydrologist, Dr.
Ahmed Sousa (1900-1983).
In this 1999 interview in Baghdad, she recalls his early life. Aliya Sousa perished in the bombing of the UN office in Baghdad, August 19, 2003.
Sample Pt 2, reviewing Sousa's research in irrigation 5:43
- Shadia Mansour
- HipHop Palestinian vocalist visits our WBAI studio. Interviewed by Phil Kai; see her tribute to Mahmoud Darwish in our "Poems and Songs" Sample 4:30
Radio Tahrir calligraphic logo design by
38,000 fruit-bearing trees,on Palestinian land, documented as destroyed by Israeli occupation forces and settler militants since 2011. It is a daily occurance. (paraphrased)
Saree Makdisi, LA Times OpEd, Nov 18, 2013
- a poem.. a song..
- "I Am From"
Lisa Mohammed reads "I Am From" Flash
- Qur'an Surat Al-Qadr, 'Night of Destiny'
Quranic recitation by women is as much a gift to the divine
- Book review
- Dave Eggers's
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about Mona Iskander in the team page.