“You Don’t Understand the Price of Freedom”. I Do Now.
HAJAR ABDUL RAHIM, SUHAIBWEBB: My parents fled Syria to avoid jail, torture and possible death. I have begun to appreciate truly the price they paid.
One Jewish Woman’s Fight for Palestine
SUHAIBWEBB, YASMINE MOGAHEAD: Listening to the wailing she watched as workers laid out the bodies, corpses loaded onto the back of a truck.
Rap’s Inception ‘Pioneered by Muslims’
LAVON L. BROWN, SUHAIBWEBB: A socially engaged group of artists, the Last Poets, infused their work with religious tropes, setting the template for today’s rappers.
A Green Ramadan: Five Ways to Achieve It
MUAZ NASIR, SUHAIBWEBB: Ramadan provides an opportunity to adopt green practices serving individuals and their community throughout the rest of the year.
The Top Terrorist Organisation For the U.S.? Not Muslim…
MUSTAFA OMAR: When it comes to the white-hot issue of terrorists who threaten American citizens perception, unfortunately, is very far from reality.
Libya: Memories of ‘the Summer of Pain’ Return
TASBEEH HERWEES, SUHAIBWEBB: The memories of that summer come rushing back. It was, after all, the Abu Salim families who kick-started this revolution.
Yemen: In Search of Lost, ‘Happier’ Times
SUHAIBWEBB, HESHAM HUSSAIN: Yemen has always been tied with the word “happy,” yet it hasn’t been happy for decades. It is time for Yemen to become happy again.
6 Things Never To Say to a Divorced Person
AMAL KILLAWI, ZARINAH NADIR, SUHAIWEBB: Divorce is not easy, but it’s reality for 60% of Saudi couples, while a divorce occurs every 6 minutes in Egypt.
A View from the Street in Cairo: Fear, and Hope
SUHAIBWEBB: The curfew is in place, police have disappeared, essential supplies are running out. With the excitement there is also a sense of fear.