December 2012

Review: Demanding Dignity – Young Voices From the Front Lines of the Arab Revolutions

December 29, 2012

I remember in early 2011 sitting here in California, reading through Twitter updates about all the protests going on in Egypt. When Hosni Mubarak was ousted on February 11th, I was in awe that I was a witness to a an event like that, albeit a witness from halfway across the world. I couldn’t even […]

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An Interview with Justin Mashouf – Filmmaker and B-boy

December 27, 2012

I first read about Justin Mashouf when I was reading the book All American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim. The introduction to his essay mentioned that he is a filmmaker who met with Iranian breakdancers and also participated in a b-boy battle while filming his documentary Warring Factions in Iran. It was one of […]

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