Category: CULTURE

Dearborn Open Mic – Ziyad Nasr Sings “I Yearn For My Mother’s Bread” by Mahmoud Darwish   Dearborn blog is sponsored by:

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن 12 حزيران 2019م

​ The Problem of Our Self-proclaimed Progressives by BNimri Aziz June 12/19

“You can’t fatten the pig on market day.” Quoting an Australian electoral strategist, Guardian journalist Gary Younge warns “You can’t go around producing anti-immigration mugs, pathologising Muslims and demonising asylum seekers for a decade and then expect a warm a reception for open borders in the few months before a referendum…. “Sooner or later, progressives ...

Dearborn Open Mic presents featured poet Yasmine Rukia [5 Videos]    

Arab Women at Work– Simone Fattal’ NY Exhibition. by B Nimri Aziz

Retrospective Exhibition of Simone Fatal-- MoMA PS1, NY Even in New York, it’s not often one has an opportunity to view a sculpture exhibit on the scale of Simone Fattal’s 50-year retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art PS 1. It’s a splendid assemblage of work—247 items— from a prolific artist generously distributed over spacious ...

Siham Jaafar:True to Self and Identity

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Imam Dr. Salie Achmat: Using Pedagogy to Edify, Rectify, Transform, Predict, and Serve

This lecture was given in the Muslimish conference in Dearborn in 2018. It was recently published on Muslimish Youtube channel. Part 1:   Part 2:    

​On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens by Cal Newport

On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens June 1, 2019 Photo by Marketa. I recently received a message from a friend of mine, a young man named Mike. He told me that Digital Minimalism had changed his life. Naturally, I asked him to elaborate what he meant. In response, he listed the following ...