An Interview with Me About Leadership in 2007

From an interview conducted in 2007 by Amer Haidar. I have interviewed a non-traditional leader in my community; his name is Wissam Charafeddine, currently chairman of IRSHAD, a non-profit religious organization. He has dedicated the last ten years of his life to non-profit voluntary work that benefits the youth in the Metro Detroit Muslim communityContinue reading “An Interview with Me About Leadership in 2007”

Memoir Part 6: Islam, hanan, and Death of Ayman

Islam Yakout Mohamed Mursi One of the names that I will never forget.  My brother from a different mother.  A dark-skinned Alexandrian boy from Egypt with an amazing sense of humor, as it is common among Egyptians.  Islam had no siblings, and I was his best friend.  His family treated him like I am his brother. Continue reading “Memoir Part 6: Islam, hanan, and Death of Ayman”

London Day 8: Bye Bye London – Detroit Airport – Reflections

We woke up in this last morning, went to grab coffee and a sandwich from the Italian Fountain Cafe at Hyde Park next to us, and came back to the hotel room to check out and depart. I am taking the Heathrow express from the Paddington Station, and Walid is taking a bus to VictoriaContinue reading “London Day 8: Bye Bye London – Detroit Airport – Reflections”