Voices on the Radio

Samar Jarrah
Port Charlotte, Florida
Samar Jarrah

"…being a Muslim in America makes me a better Muslim. A more hopeful one."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 4:28)


Wajahat Ali
Fremont, California
Wajahat Ali

"As a Muslim American writer of Pakistani descent, I've tried to encapsulate the tensions and divides that exist within the community but are rarely aired…"



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 5:39)


Yanina Vashchenko
Dallas, Texas
Yanina Vashchenko

"It was strange because I have never been a person who skipped a meal or gave up the extra piece of cake."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 5:45)


Maria Romero
Kirkland, Washington
Maria Romero

"Living in Seattle makes it easier to be Muslim, I think."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 3:06)


Ibrahim Al-Marashi
Madrid, Spain
Ibrahim Al-Marashi

"I found that a better description for this dichotomy as 'static Islam' versus 'dynamic Islam.'"



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:57)


Sahar Ullah
Davie, Florida
Sahar Ullah

"…but we are all here as pilgrims, we were together in our primordial states, so we hope we will be together again."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 3:28)


Adnan Onart
Boston, MA
Adnan Onart

"The best way to share my story is to attach my poem, 'Morning Prayer,' a poem I wrote as I was coming out of a deep depression."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:46)
» Adnan's poetry


Feruze Faison
St. Albans, New York
Feruze Faison

"Being Muslim and a lesbian has not been a challenge for me…"



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 3:24)


Tayyaba Syed
Glendale Heights, Illinois
Tayyaba Syed

"It is never too early to instill in my kids these types of family values, which are a huge part of my religion."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:43)


Allee Ramadhan
Derwood, Maryland
Allee Ramadhan

"…I see man as pursued by the four horsemen of destruction: arrogance, ignorance, greed, and envy."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:56)


Nadia Sheikh
Weehawken, New Jersey
Nadia Sheikh

"'You were meant to be something big, now go help your mom in the kitchen and make sure 60 Minutes is taping.' —Papa"



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 2:31)


Nicole Queen
Dallas, Texas
Nicole Queen

"I remember a friend of mine said to me, "Who is it that thinks your so glamorous and cool? What kind of people are they. They are just like you only caring about themselves and living for nothing..."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 3:13)


Sabiha Shariff
Murphy, Texas
Sabiha Shariff

"I have lived in this country for 27 years now and have discovered the beauty of my faith here."



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Steve Longden
Manchester, United Kingdom
Steve Longden

"…my faith does not require me to shun the best of the other cultural influences that are important to my life."



» read & listen | » download (mp3, 5:08)



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