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Episode 15: Through the Lens of an Activist

Braxton Winston is an activist here in Charlotte, NC.  He and many members of the Charlotte community took to the streets the day of the shooting of Keith Scott and the days and weeks after. ... Read More
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Episode 13: Muslims for Social Justice

Manzoor Cheema, founding member of Muslims for Social Justice and the Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia, tells us in this episode about how we can fight social justice, racism, and Islamophobia, and gives teaches... Read More
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Episode 11: 9/11, 15 Years Later – Part I

Our story today comes from Aziz Ahsan, an Attorney from Hopewell Junction, NY.  He was born in Pakistan and became a US Citizen in 1984.  He is a 9/11 survivor and was a subject of... Read More
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Episode 10: Salam, I Come in Peace

Our story today comes from Rose Hamid.   Many of us in Charlotte know her for her community work, interfaith work, and her activism.  In January, she received national and international attention when her peaceful,... Read More
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Episode 9: One Day in San Bernardino

Our story today comes from Faisal Qazi.  He lives in southern California.  By day he is a Neurologist, and fills in his spare time providing free health care and job training to people in need... Read More
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Episode 8: A Hillbilly in the Foothills

Duston Barto, editor of Muslim American Magazine, co-founder of the Foothills Interfaith Assembly, and a resident of Lincoln County, NC  stepped up to defend religious liberties for everyone after the county Chairman expressed unprovoked hate against Muslims.... Read More
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Episode 4: The Journey

This story is from Keith Stringfellow, who teaches American History, World History, and English at the Charlotte Islamic Academy.  The story he shares to Muslim StoryTellers is his journey to embracing Islam; it is a... Read More
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Episode 3: My Friend Deah

On February 10, 2015, the Muslim community lost 3 great gems, Deah Barakat and Yusor and Razan Abu-Salha; it has been now one year since Our Three Winners have passed.  They were three inspiring, charismatic,... Read More
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Episode 2: The Vigil

This story is from Hannah Abdul-Awwal , Founder of Shahadah Stories. Shahadah Stories is a stage production, featuring true stories that shed light on every day people and their journey to become Muslim. Her story... Read More
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Episode 1: A 9/11 Story

When thinking about what story to podcast, I had a few to choose from, and the only way I could choose was to ask myself one question:  if there is one story you could tell,... Read More
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Episode 0a: More About Muslim StoryTellers

The previous episode, Episode 0, was the Why.  This is the How, What, When, and Where.  In this episode I talk about the format of this series, how you can get involved in narrating your... Read More
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