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Ahmed & Sham, share stories about Ramadan, the month of fasting and Eid al-Fitr, the breaking of the fast, and the role these holidays play in their Muslim faith and lives.
Zoe Lindner (MSW student) speaks with Imam Muriz Mešić of the Bosnian Islamic Cultural Center about his family's experience immigrating from Bosnia and his work in Chicago's Bosnian community. Amina Sendić-Mešić, his wife, makes a brief appearance.
In this interview conducted in November 2021 in Skokie, Illinois, Amina Khalid (14) interviews her grandfather Syed Matloob Zaidi (74). He shares his happiest and saddest moments in his life as well as living with 9 siblings. Mr. Zaidi also...
Kenyatta Bakeer (50) interviews her father, Donald Bakeer (77), about meeting and falling in love with her mother, his work organizing for Black liberation, and his writing.
Tarik Mahdi (36) and friend Yusuf Al-Rahman (41) exchange stories about the micro-aggressions they dealt with being a black Muslim and experiences where the challenged the ignorance around them.
Pauline Johnson (68) interviews her friend, Rasheeda Ali (74), about Rasheeda’s childhood in Columbus, Georgia, her love of the piano, and her time in New York City. Rasheeda also talks about working in legal services, her career in radio, her...
Mother, Linda Minter (70), and daughter, Jowharah Abdulraheem (33), talk about the hardships that shaped them, their motivations in life, and share family stories.
Syma Mohammed (34) interviews their new acquaintance Anwar Dix (38) about his family life, career, and ties to Islam.