Episode 16:  Coming Off the Sidelines

Our latest story comes from Rand Alkurd.  She is an Arab American journalist who is of Palestinian descent. She and her family emigrated to the United States in 2000, and resided in Charlotte, NC since…

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…

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,…

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…

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….

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…

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,…

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…

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,…