October 2011

Hajj Bound, InshAllah

October 23, 2011

For those of you that don’t know, the Hajj is a pilgrimage in and around Mecca, Saudi Arabia and is a requirement for Muslims if one is financially and physically able to make the pilgrimage. The actual rituals of Hajj span a period of about 5 days that come around once a year in the […]

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Tales from a Fake Hip Hop Fan

October 12, 2011

Back in 2007, I did my sister a favor and went with her to the Lupe Fiasco concert in San Francisco at the Fillmore. She was a fan while I knew close to nothing about him. All I knew about the guy was that he had a couple of albums out, he’s a skater, and […]

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Interview: Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, Creator of the Comic Book The 99

October 9, 2011

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of the comic book series The 99, which is also currently being produced as an animated series, is the subject of the upcoming documentary Wham! Bam! Islam!, to air on PBS on October 13th. From the website: Al-Mutawa came up with the concept of The 99: a team of superheroes, each […]

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