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Tarik Mahdi and Yusuf Al-Rahman

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.

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Zachary Markwith and Maha Elgenaidi

Colleagues Zachary Markwith (43) and Maha Elgenaidi [no age given] discuss their conversion to Islam, their experiences following 9/11, and the interconnectedness of different religious communities.

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Masroor Malik and Kimberly Hornikel

One Small Step Conversation partners Masroor Malik (50) and Kimberly Hornikel (53) talk about their different cultures, especially when it comes to faith.

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Jesse Maroney and Amin Eshaiker

Jesse Maroney (37) talks with his friend and colleague at LinkOutside, Amin Eshaiker (37) about some of the biggest influences in his life growing up as a biracial child in Connecticut and spending time with his father's family in North...

Coming to America

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...

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Sylvia Chan-Malik and Badi Malik

Spouses Sylvia Chan-Malik (46) and Badi Malik (51) talk about the garden they have created together in their backyard and how it has served them during the pandemic. The two reflect on their upbringings coming from different racial and ethnic...

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Leah Bishop , Gary Yale , and Carol Bradford

Leah Bishop (60) and her husband Gary Yale (62) talk to their friend and colleague Carol Bradford (52) about their history in philanthropy, what they hope for their children and the future.

Mustafa Ghannoum tells his daughter about hometown and family structure in the United States

Mustafa Ghannoum is an immigrant in America. He describes his hometown and his life as a child in Damascus, Syria. Mustafa tells Noran Ghannoum about his love for soccer and his views of family structures.

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Hawwa Youngmark and Carolyn Young

One Small Step conversation partners Carolyn Young [no age given] and Hawwa Youngmark [no age given] discuss navigating their different identities, dealing with tragedy, their faith, and their shared love of comic books.

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Damon Young and Martin Garcia

One Small Step conversation partners Damon Young (45) and Martin Garcia (40) talk about their beliefs about the economy, religion, and local politics.

The Art of Listening

This interview took place on November 27th, 2021 in Egg Harbor Township NJ. The interviewer, Makaiya Robinson, talked to her great uncle, Kelly Robinson. He talks about family, work, and listening to others.

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Hazel Gomez and Mark Crain

Mark Crain (33) interviews his wife, Hazel Gomez (36), about her upbringing in Chicago, her view on motherhood, and her work as a faith leader.

Blair Imani & Blaire Washington

Blaire Washington (16) interviews Blair Imani (26), a historian, educator, author, and influencer, about her life as a black queer Muslim woman. They talk about why Blair decided to educate people and what she educates them about, her struggles and...

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Ihsan Haque and Joe Hicks

One Small Step conversation partners Dr. Ihsan Haque (67) and Joe Hicks (63) talk about the division in this country, their religious faiths, and their political beliefs.

Mahjah and her mom talk about her experience immigrating to America.

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Mahjah Chowdhury (16) interviews her mom, Mafruha Chowdhury on what it was like immigrating to America from Bangladesh. She talks about why she came, the different...

Sham Najjir & Ahmed Pierstorff

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.

Kasib Khan and his aunt Anam Khan talk about her past and about who she is in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

In this interview made on December 7th 2021, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Kasib Khan(16) interviews his aunt Anam Khan about her life. Anam Khan shares stories about what past job experinces and what she enjoys doing and how she...

Freshman Nadia Sinaph Interviews Muslim Scholar Shaykh Burhan Fili About His Journey

Nadia Sinaph, a freshman at Canton High School, interviews close family friend and scholar Shaykh Burhan Fili about his life experiences. Shaykh Burhan escaped from a communist Albania in the 1970s and made it to the United States later on....