She Made It” egment on the Today Show with Meghan Kelly, March 8, 2018, featuring on-air reporter Tahera Rahman, whose dream of becoming a television reporter was complicated by her choice to wear the Islamic head covering known as hijab.
Panel discussion with local residents of State College PA who are Muslims, discussing their experiences as Muslims. See also link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution at muslims-america-the-numbers.
Documentary about Puerto Rico American rapper Hamza Perez and his path toward becoming a Muslim, set in Pittsburgh, PA, and featuring the Muslim community in that city,
Before Ibtihaj Muhammad was detained by the US, she won an Olympic Bronze for her country. She is the first American Hijabi to compete in the Olympics is an unapologetic, black Muslim woman.
Article about free clinics run by Muslim American physicians and other healthcare providers serving uninsured people.
Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how can we solve these complicated problems when each side lives in fear of the other? The answer is simple, argues Syrian-American poet Amal Kassir – it starts with, “What’s your name?” Amal, a young Muslim-American and native Coloradan, found a platform for her voice growing up working in her family’s restaurant. She has been writing poetry since she was a child and has performed in eight countries, sharing her verse everywhere from youth prisons to orphanages to refugee camps. This talk was given at a TEDx event.
Women’s Rights and Marriage in Islam: This lesson helps students contextualize the film’s content about women’s rights, including those pertaining to marriage and divorce. Students compare Islamic teachings and ideals with the practice of Muslims in various cultural and national settings. For use with: Video documentary FRONTLINE: MUSLIMS or as standalone lesson on the topic.
Lesson plan and student reading on the myth and reality of the legendary character El Cid is part of the complete set of lessons for comprehension and enrichment written to accompany the Unity Productions Foundation documentary film Cities of Light, in addition to interactive online features, articles, slide shows, timelines and maps is found at http://islamicspain.tv. The Lesson Plan Set is available for download in pdf format (individual lesson titles and the complete set on the site at http://www.islamicspain.tv/For-Teachers/LessonPlans.htm).
British historian Bettany Hughes hosts the full length documentary, “When the Moors Ruled Europe.” http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/when-moors-ruled-europe/ discussing how the civilization of Islamic Spain was written out of European history and discusses the true nature and surprising historical connections of the period.
Inspiring article about Muslim women athletes riding bicycles across Iowa.