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37:49
Sami Hussain Ismat and Amira Hegazy

Sami Hussain Ismat (28) is interviewed by his partner Amira Hegazy (27) about growing up in Damascus, Syria, the community building around food in Syrian culture, exploring his identity through the arts, and how the Syrian diaspora is forging a...

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39:49
Maali Luqman and Rasheda Al-Asbahi

Maali Luqman (36) speaks with her sister-in-law Rasheda Al-Asbahi (37) about their experiences as Muslim women in the United States, their family history, heroes, and role models, and their reflections from parenthood and teaching.

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39:55
Sara Deen and Munir Shaikh

Sara Deen (41) and her friend Munir Shaikh (53) recall their first meeting, and discuss how Muslim-American culture and identity have changed, from their parents' generation, to their own, to their children's.

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Kenyatta Bakeer and Donald Bakeer

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.

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45:47
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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43:28
Mohammed Charara and Nora Sharba

Best friends Mohammed Charara (22) and Nora Sharba (20) compare their upbringings in different parts of Michigan and talk about their sense of belonging in the Arab-American community. The two remember meeting at the University of Michigan, studying together, and...

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45:03
Donna Schminkey and Mubara Mayar

Donna Schminkey [no age given] interviews her mentee, Mubara Mayar (15), about her life in Kabul, Afghanistan and her life in Harrisonburg, Virginia now. Mubara describes the differences between Afghanistan and the United States and talks about her hopes for...

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51:02
Zareen Jaffery and Huda Al-Marashi

Zareen Jaffery (42) talks to her friend Huda Al-Marashi (43) about how the lack of diverse representation in books they read growing up inspired them to go into publishing and writing respectively; challenging stereotypes in publishing - particularly about a...

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59:02
George Dow and Mahdee Abdullah

One Small Step partners George Dow (66) and Mahdee Abdullah (56) discuss their families, their faith, and their hopes for their children and grandchildren.

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Carl Haymore and Tyrone Haymore

Carl Haymore Jr. (50) speaks with his uncle Tyrone Haymore (74), who is a local historian, about the historical firsts in the village of Robbins, IL, the famous people who came from Robbins, as well as Carl's love of fatherhood.

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40:26
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...

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51:29
Natya Stroud and Fawzia Khan

One Small Step conversation partners Natya Stroud (43) and Fawzia Khan (56) discuss family, career, and faith journeys. They share their approach to the politics & their hopes for the future of this country.

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42:28
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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40:29
David Clark and Sean Benson

Sean "Saddiq" Benson (48) interviews his friend David "Dawud" Clark (61) about his work in the penitentiary system advocating for inmates' right and later his work with Dream of Detroit helping run a reentry house.

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58:38
Ruth Cain and Salma Hussein

One Small Step conversation partners Ruth Cain [no age given] and Salma Hussein [no age given] discuss their work as social workers, their marriages, and their faith/spirituality.

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39:49
Naazlish YarKhan and Yousuf Khan

Naazlish YarKhan (48) talks to her son, Yousuf Khan (18), about starting his first year in college at Northern Illinois University during the COVID-19 pandemic. They talk about how the pandemic has affected their lives and their beliefs about social...

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41:10
Mohammad Al-Shroof and Soumaya Khalifa

Dr. Mohammad Al-Shroof [no age given] is interviewed by his friend and colleague Soumaya Khalifa [no age given] about his life as a physician during the COVID-19 pandemic, his migration journey from Jordan to the U.S., his professional achievements, and...

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35:16
Fallou Ngom and Stephanie Ngom

Stephanie Ngom (45) talks with her husband, Fallou Ngom (50), about his experiences in the United States after moving to the US from Senegal at age 25.

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47:28
DeBorah Boneta and Adam Soltani

Colleagues DeBorah Boneta (55) and Adam Soltani (38) talk about their respective choice to convert to Islam, the challenges they've faced along the way, and their words of advice to someone looking o find their faith.

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40:25
Amy Ewing and Asifullah Safa

Friends, Amy Ewing (68) and Asifullah "Asif" Safa (41), talk about their connection through the Stamford Interfaith Refugee Settlement program, with Asif and his family emigrating to the United States from Afghanistan approximately 2 ½ years ago.

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41:23
Carolyn Ewing and Abdul Ewing

Carolyn Ewing (65) reminisces with her husband, Abdul Salaam Ewing (64), on their varying influences in their path to Islam.

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42:19
K A and Farrah Aburaad

K A (30) and Farrah Aburaad (29) discuss parenting, Islam, and how they want to present Islam to their children.

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43:43
Thaddeus Shakoor and Baheejah Shakoor

Husband and wife, Thaddeus Shakoor (79) and Beheejah Shakoor (80), talk about when they first met and reflect on their relationship over the years.

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57:11
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.