6-CD Set featuring numerous scholars, activisits, and authors.
Islam Today is a special radio series aired on Pacifica Radio's KPFA,
the first Muslim-concieved, produced, and hosted radio show to run on
U.S. public radio. The show focuses on the complex world of Islam from
the perspective of its followers, going beyond the black and white
picture of the faith presented to us through the mainstream U.S. media to
examine the personal lives and struggles of Muslims.
A discussion series that explores the people, arts, and
politics associated with Islam, the program airs news and interviews,
and highlights poetry, contemporary and traditional music, and personal
essays from a diverse group of Muslims.
This CD set includes Islam Today guests and contributors:Shaykh Hamza
Yusuf, Prof. Hamid Algar, Prof. Cesar Adib Majul, Lamis Anadoni, Dr.
Hatem Bazian, Ameena Jandali, Askia Muhammad, Abu Qadir al Amin, David
Muhammad, Yuri Kochiyama, Latifah Rashida Muhammed, Haseeb Risbi, Natasha
Dar, Salim Kurwa, Joe Sacco, Tehmina Khan, Basim el-Karra, Jess
Ghannam, and more. Topics include: Islam and the African American Community,
Islam in Central and Southeast Asia, Palestine, Islam and Civil Rights,
Executive producer/host: Nishat Kurwa
Co-producer/host: Dr. Hatem Bazian
Sound Engineer: Weyland Southon