This first person series uses humor and empathy to subvert stereotypes and reveal the truth about American Muslims: fascinating careers, unexpected talents, and inspiring accomplishments.
Featuring a diverse set of American Muslims from a wide range of ethnic and national origins speaking directly to their own respective experiences, the series illuminates the existing complexity and diversity of America’s 3.3 million Muslims, while pointing to a common shared humanity in an effort to contribute to a dialogue of tolerance and peace in contentious times.
Ten days after September 11, Rais Bhuiyan was the victim of a near-fatal hate crime. Then he fought to save his attacker’s life and launched World Without Hate an organization devoted to spreading love, compassion, and forgiveness.
“I was just doing me, I was having a great time, and it just so happened that I was a Muslim girl.”
Fashion designer Ayana Ife became a star as the runner-up of Project Runway’s 16th season. Here’s how she found her voice in the fashion world.