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See Something Say Something

108 EpisodesProduced by Ahmed Ali AkbarWebsite

Each week, Ahmed Ali Akbar covers everything that American Muslims are talking about right now — misrepresentation in the media, equality in the mosque, Asahd memes, and much more.


Brown Boy Syndrome

Ramadan Mubarak! We're happily loopy from our first week of fasting. In this episode, Ahmed talks to New York Times best-selling novelist, Fatima Farheen Mirza. Her novel, “A Place For Us,” explores the relationships between the children and parents of a Hyderbadi Muslim family and what happens when a brown boy doesn’t meet family and community expectations. It's kind of like that Warsan Shire tweet — "my dj name is dj eldest immigrant daughter." Plus: Salimah, Fatima, and Ahmed share their favorite suhoor memories.

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