BN Aziz reads “TheFirst Muslim”, by author Lesley Hazelton with a clip from her TED talk. Fawzia Afzal Khan joins Aziz to duscuss American Muslim agendas today.
Ralph Poynter talks about Lynne Stewarts early work and the campaign to free the imprisoned civil rights attorney. Celebrating poetry month Tahrir poems. in The Campaign to free
Author Samuel Hazo on his latest novel The Time Remaining, speaking with Barbara Nimri Aziz; the music of jazz trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf. See also our March 26, 2014 and January 26, 2015 posts with Sam Hazo.
Our 2003 interview with Baghdad resident Souad AlRadi in Iraq days before the US attack and invasion; a report on sanctions preceeding the 2003 war; poems by Lamees AlEthari
We continue our conversation with novelist Willow Wilson; a short archival segment from our 2009 interview with author Hanan AlShaykh; Tamara Issak speaks with poet Gaith Adhami (2010 archive)
Novelists Samuel Hazo and Willow Wilson discuss their latest books (part1); update on imprisoned civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart
Poet and author Mohja Kahf speaks about the historical representations of the Muslim woman
an 29, 2013 Yvonne Haddad, Georgetown University professor and specialist in the history of Muslims in the US continues (see Tahrir 22 Jan/13) her assessment on gains and setbacks in our community. We include
statements from Muslim filmmaker Lena Khan, filmmaker/musician Musfafa Davis, and BN Aziz 09/17/2012 blog. In today’s show we also review new books for teachers and young people.
Professor Yvonne Haddad reviews recent history of Muslims in US, and we speak with author Ahdaf Soueif
Co-hosts in conversation reviewing the past year, and loooking at the career of civilrights attorney Ramsey Clark