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Recent posts include two excerpts from our interview with South African Muslim scholar, professor Farid Esack. Listen to Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti's brief account of Kirkuk City history. Your comments on our blogs are always welcome.
- February 26, 2015
Death anniversaries can be inspiring— called “teaching moments” here—so bring them on. Should we welcome news of the passing of women writers? Last month we learned of “The Thorn Birds” author Colleen McCullough’s death. I admit it; I read “Thorn Birds” only recently, then excitedly called friends to discuss this gripping family epic set in Australia. Ahh yes, they said. They knew it:--not the book but the film adaptation...
Voices of Iraq
- AbdulAmeer Alwan, Iraq2
Kerbala street in my hometown, 2000 (charcoal)
Palm Grove, south Iraq (watercolor)
- Naomi Shihab Nye reads "Half and Half "
- and talks about her latest books. With BN Aziz Sample 4:31
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We believe that our problem is one not a violation of civil rights but a violation of human rights. Not only are we denied the right to be a citizen in the United States, we are denied the right to be a human being"
Malcolm X, Jan 5, 1965
- a poem.. a song..
- "We are Born with Names" by Marian Haddad
Call to Prayer: reciter, Mor Dior Bamba, Senegal
- Book review
- Karen Armstrong's
Fields of Blood: Religion and The History of Violence
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about 2004 co-producers in the team page.