book http://kalw.org en American Muslim men bare their souls in new book http://kalw.org/post/american-muslim-men-bare-their-souls-new-book <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two years ago,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kalw.org/post/muslim-womens-love-lives-revealed" style="line-height: 1.5;">we interviewed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;two local Muslim women about their intimate stories of love. These stories were told in an anthology called&nbsp;</span><a href="http://loveinshallah.com" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Love,&nbsp;Inshallah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The book created such a stir, that the editors&nbsp;</span>Ayesha<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Mattu<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Nura<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Maznavi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;were bombarded with letters from Muslim men saying who wanted to share their love stories too.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 00:23:07 +0000 Hana Baba 44192 at http://kalw.org American Muslim men bare their souls in new book Shooting Kabul: seeing the Afghan war through a child's lens http://kalw.org/post/shooting-kabul-seeing-afghan-war-through-childs-lens <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the link between the two countries has been undeniable. Fremont, in the East Bay, has the largest Afghani community in the U.S. Local Children’s author Naheed Senzai is married to Afghan American political scientist Fareed Senzai, who has an incredible story of fleeing Afghanistan with this family as a boy, and ending up in Fremont, where he has lived ever since.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:20:50 +0000 Hana Baba 40600 at http://kalw.org Shooting Kabul: seeing the Afghan war through a child's lens Today on Your Call: Who decides what kids can read in school? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-who-decides-what-kids-can-read-school <p>On today&#39;s Your Call we&rsquo;ll talk about how schools decide what students can read in their libraries and classrooms and what happens when books are prohibited.&nbsp; In Arizona, the Tucson Unified School District recently banned a long list of books in the Mexican American Studies program from their schools including Howard Zinn&rsquo;s People&rsquo;s History of the United States.&nbsp; So what are the criteria for school reading?&nbsp; And who should make these decisions?&nbsp; And how does this affect freedom in public education?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email <a href="mailto:feedba Thu, 09 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 5596 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Who decides what kids can read in school?