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April 17 Monday 7:45 am, 99.5 fm on WBAI Radio, NYC. Why is there essential no anti-war movement in the USA? BNAziz raises this question with host MG Haskins, then offers her doubts about the authenticity of the US backed White Helmets, the award-winning.Syrian humanitarian agency.

April 10;  A critical look at media coverage of the US assault on Syria; and an update on ReclaimNY.

B. Nimri Aziz continues her weekly radio commentary on events around the globe and in the USA. Listen in at 99.5 fm, or online www.wbai.org where we are livestreamed.

 

"We are more alike than we are different"

  Maya Angelou

March 8, Women's Day Radio Specials  10-11 am on WJFF Radio, 90.5 fm, and 11:am on WBAI, 99.5 New York: B. Nimri Aziz interviews director Amber Fares about her new film "Speed Sisters" --a profile of 5 Palestinian car racers. Orther segments are from 2009-2010 interviews with professional women in Damascus Syria, Nadia Khost and Nidaa Al-Islam.

 

 

As a Black writer, I was expected to accept the role of victim. That made it difficult in the beginning to be a writer.      James Baldwin

I often feel that there must have been something that I should’ve done that I didn’t do. But I can’t identify what it is that I didn’t do. That’s the first difficulty. And the second is, what makes you think you’re it?   

         Harry Belafonte, activist and singer at 89

 

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble; It's what you know for sure that just ainst so.

Mark Twain

 

You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.

Mary Tyler Moore

 

 You can’t defend Christianity by being against refugees and other religions

Pope Francis:

 

"I don't have to be what you want me to be". Muhammad Ali

 

"The Secret of Living Well and Longer: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure"  attributed to Tibetan sources

 

 

 

Recent audio 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.

 

 

 

poems
Qur'an Surat Al-Qadr, 'Night of Destiny' Quranic recitation by women is as much a gift to the divine
Qur'an Surat Al-Shams from 'Approaching The Qur'an', CD.
Talaal Badru Alayna praises to the Prophet, from Nazira CD, female voices
Qur'an Surat Al-Laila from 'Approaching the Qur'an' CD, male reciter
Allahu Ya Allah Praises to the Prophet, by women of As-Siddiq Institute and Mosque
Algeria: Qur'an Recitation Algerian Sahara , by Sufi brothers
"Angels" Abdal Hayy Moore reads from 'Ramadan Sonnets'
Qur'an Surat Al-Qadr from 'Approaching The Qur'an' CD, male reciter
Qur'an Surat Al-Qaria from 'Approaching The Qur'an' CD, reciter: Seema B. Gazi
Ya Rabbi Mustafa praises to the Prophet, from Nazira CD, female voices
Azan Call to Prayer: reciter, Mor Dior Bamba, Senegal
"Ramadan" AbdalHayy Moore reads from 'Ramadan Sonnets' --www.danielmoorepoetry.com
Qur'an Surat Mazzamil Huzna Majid, NJ student, reading
 


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We have a tradition of honoring our ancestors; so honoring Billy Holiday today,  the centenary of her birth, we honor and elevate the community of African Americans.

 

Cassandra Wilson, vocalist; April 7, 2015 Harlem's Cotton Club, NYC

Tahrir Diwan

a poem.. a song..
poem "What She Said", by Lisa Majaj
A poem from Palestinian experience

See poems and songs list

Flash
poems
poem Qur'an Surat Al-Laila
from 'Approaching the Qur'an' CD, male reciter

See audio list

Book review
Yousry Nasrallah, Director, Egypt's
Scheherazade: Tell Me A Story
reviewed by BN Aziz.

See review list

Tahrir Team

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