Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

About Our Interview Guest Abdul El-Sayed was born and raised in Michigan by a family as diverse as our state, including immigrants who left Egypt in pursuit of greater opportunity in America, and farmers, teachers, and small-business owners who have lived in St. Louis, Michigan for generations. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007, where […]

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Go Live and LaunchGood!

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt is a passionate Muslim American entrepreneur committed to building up the global Muslim community to reach its full potential. Chris was born in Malaysia, raised in the United States, became Muslim at 16, studied engineering & educational leadership at the University of Michigan, and has worked as an Intel engineer, an award-winning […]

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Watch Yourself, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Farjana Khan

Dr. Farjana Khan is the Founder/President of A.K.K.I Inc. a non-profit organization that helps domestic violence victims, victims of In-Law Abuse (emotional and physical), victims of sexual abuse by family members, and victims of family drug abuse. She has been a part of many TV/Radio talk show appearances, addressing everything from Islamophobia and Education, to Muslim Family Therapy and Life Coaching.

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The Chandelier of Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Coatesville Pennsylvania is home of an exact replica of an ornate chandelier that is found in the masjid of the prophet Mohammed PBUH in Medina. In our podcast interview, Mohammed Jamaludeen tells the story of how his good friend, was able to erect the masjid with the help of physicians in Egypt who saved his life while he was battling kidney disease on his way to umrah.

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Unapologetically Muslim: Islam, Leadership, and Service

In an effort to explore the intricacies of the Muslim American Identity, we interviewed William Antoun Salame, the Outreach Director for the Islamic Organization of North American. In his interview, he reveals that the characteristics taught to Muslims by the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) (democracy, justice, equality, leadership, service, and integrity) are identical to the characteristics we […]

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The Other Ground Zero Masjid – The Assafa Islamic Center

Known by many as the Masjid on God Row, the sister to the ground zero masjid, and one of the facilities that spearheaded the development of the unique Muslim cemetery in New Jersey, the Assafa Masjid offers the Muslims of Manhattan a wide array of services. Mufty Luthfer Rahman Qasimy helps us get a better understanding of the history of this 6-story Islamic center and the community relationships that it has helped to develop.

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Masjid At-Tawheed – Faith, Service, and Advocacy!

The Muslim community of Grand Rapids has grown significantly since the 1980s. Today there are at least 6 masjids that serve the diverse community and provide services to the greater public. In our interview with Dr. Metwalli, we learn more about the history of the Muslims of western Michigan and the various community services they provide

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