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See Something Say Something

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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.

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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.

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Love the host!

By Zaid Syed - May 29 2020
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Great energy and brings insightful guests :)

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By itcouldbewho - Sep 13 2019
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So glad to have this thoughtful charming podcast back in rotation!

iTunes Ratings

495 Ratings
Average Ratings
436
19
9
6
25

Love the host!

By Zaid Syed - May 29 2020
Read more
Great energy and brings insightful guests :)

❤️❤️❤️

By itcouldbewho - Sep 13 2019
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So glad to have this thoughtful charming podcast back in rotation!
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See Something Say Something

Latest release on Jul 03, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Jack Ryan and Terrorism on TV

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Jack Ryan, Amazon’s TV show based on the Tom Clancy character of the same name, features drone strikes, a Black American “good Muslim” character, and many of the tropes that have been around since Homeland and 24. So Ahmed decided to swallow his pride and try to watch it to see what he could learn. First, we talk to Salimah about the appeal of the show for your average Muslim TV binge watcher. Then, we speak with Professor Evelyn Alsultany, author of "Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11," to help give historical context to the depiction of Muslims in Terrorism TV. Also featured:  the return of Halal or Not!

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. At $10, you get access to behind the scenes content like a newsletter and bonus episodes. Last month, we released a bonus jinn episode. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Find Professor Alsultany on her website: https://evelynalsultany.com/.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Find the show’s website at seesomethingpodcast.com.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Nov 19 2019

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Rank #2: Ramy

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Ahmed talks to Ramy Youssef, the writer and creator behind the Hulu show “Ramy” and the HBO Comedy Special “Feelings.” They discuss representation, future Muslim TV shows they hope to see, and why it’s important to resist being “the first.”

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Jul 23 2019

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Rank #3: Episode 25: From Zero To Pork

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[Spoiler Alert] Master of None: Season 2 is out, and we’re just as excited as you are. From the romance between Dev and Francesca, to confronting racist Tinder dates (post-sex), the season takes on a lot. So, we wanted to talk about it! Ahmed is joined by BuzzFeed Senior Culture Writer Bim Adewunmi and ‎Senior Social Media Editor Abid Anwar to dissect one of the most talked-about episodes in the series, “Religion.” They dig into why Navid's sudden pork addiction isn't believable, moments that remind them of their own family, and whether Dev knows he’s an asshole. And be warned: There are a ton of spoilers for this one episode, and light spoilers for the rest of the season. Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads,  Follow Bim at @bimadew,  Don't follow Abid.  Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast,  Subscribe to our newsletter buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething/newsletter,  Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething,  Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com.  Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 18 2017

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Rank #4: The Queer Type

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It’s time for another pop culture round up! This time, we’re checking in with TV Guide’s Krutika Mallikarjuna and Condeé Nast's Muna Mire about two queer Muslims currently on TV. First, we discuss *the character Adena El-Amin from the social media-obsessed, openly feminist dramedy, "The Bold Type".* Then, we discuss the *phenomenon* of "Queer Eye" and *the highs and lows of the show's fashion expert, Tan France.* Plus: we take a BuzzFeed quiz and discuss what else is good to watch right now. Follow Krutika @krutika. Follow Muna @Muna_Mire Follow the show on Twitter (@seesomething), Facebook (facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast), and Instagram (instagram.com/buzzfeedseesomething). Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com Our music is by The Kominas, follow them @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 03 2018

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Rank #5: We're Back and Just in Time for Ramadan

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See Something Say Something is officially back, but we need your help! We’ve shifted to an independent, crowdfunding model; bear with us as we spend a few minutes discussing our new Patreon and how your donations will help us make the show. A big thank you to the all the Patrons who’ve already donated and help us keep the show going. But also: remember, we’re committed to providing this space for free and it is totally okay if you can’t support. After that, join us as Ahmed and Salimah discuss how they’re preparing for Ramadan this year.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads.

Follow Salimah (on Instagram) @salimahfm.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com

Apr 30 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 29: God Giveth Biryani And God Taketh Away Pernil

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In the fourth episode of the Ramadan series, Ahmed talks to converts about the struggles and joys of finding community in immigrant Muslim masjids. First, we listen to some of the thoughts Chris St. Louis and Cassandra Villarreal recorded throughout the first few weeks of Ramadan. Then, we check in with them about cultural authenticity, losing pork but gaining biryani, and why it’s frustrating to be introduced as a convert. Then, Ahmed talks to poet Kima Jones about converting when she was full of wild teenage hormones, living in a mixed religious family, and anti-blackness in the masjid. Plus! Kima reads from her piece, The Aqiqa. Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow Kima at @kima_jones Follow the show at @seesomething and watch our new videos at facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Subscribe to our newsletter at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething/newsletter Read Kima’s essay here: http://midnightbreakfast.com/aqiqah Read Pacinthe Mattar’s essay “How The Internet Made Ramadan Feel Like Home Again” here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/pacinthemattar/misfits-and-in-betweeners Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 15 2017

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Rank #7: Episode 7: Wookies Are Muslim

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Reza Aslan no longer wants to go on cable news and have to answer questions like "Does Islam promote violence?" Instead, he wants to focus on making a new sitcom for ABC, among other things. Hear why he thinks pop culture and storytelling is the real key to helping change American minds about Muslims. Follow Reza at @rezaaslan. Check out Secret Life of Muslims here. Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 02 2016

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Rank #8: Episode 9: Zayn

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This week Ahmed brings on BuzzFeed news editor Sara Yasin as cohost to talk about Zayn Malik, pop icon. They’re joined by Zayn Malik scholar Fariha Roisin and twitter badass Farwa Zaidi to talk about Zayn’s zolo career, what it means to them to have a brown Muslim sex symbol, and the significance of power couple Zayn and Gigi. Plus, Sara brings Ahmed a special surprise. Follow Sara at @missyasin Follow Fariha at @fariharoisin Follow Farwa at @farwzz Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 16 2016

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Rank #9: Underground Aams Trade, Part 1 (via America's Test Kitchen)

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This month, we’re sharing with you Ahmed’s reporting for America’s Test Kitchen where he followed the Pakistani mango trade in the United States. The story first started on SSSS and eventually moved to ATK’s PROOF podcast.  Find more info on PROOF here: https://www.americastestkitchen.com/proof.

“Pakistani-American communities in the U.S. rely on dealers on WhatsApp to gain access to their most coveted treasure: Pakistani mangoes. And they pay a premium for it. In part one of this two-part investigation, reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar searches for answers. Why are Pakistani mangoes so hard to find? And why is the Pakistani community resorting to deals on WhatsApp to procure them?”

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. At $10, you get access to behind the scenes content like a newsletter and bonus episodes. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Plus, we’re doing a live-show in collaboration with BRIC! Find info on the show or the following link: https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/m-train-live-podcast-recording

Follow Ahmed on Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Find the show’s website at seesomethingpodcast.com.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Dec 31 2019

35mins

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Rank #10: Everyday People and Everyday Psychopaths (The Live Show)

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Season 3 of See Something Say Something debuts next week, but before that, a little taste of what we've been doing during our summer break — we recently brought all your favorite things to the stage in Dearborn, Michigan: comics, advice to Hollywood execs, and the true beauty of Dearborn restaurants (Hint: always order the platter). Co-presented with the Arab American National Museum, the show features poet, Hugo-nominated author of Throne of the Crescent Moon and writer for Marvel’s Black Bolt series Saladin Ahmed, Asha Noor from CAIR-MI, Evelyn Alsultany an associate professor at U-Mich; and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC) Namira Islam. Plus: Live music by BigOMuziq Follow Ahmed @RadBrownDads Follow Asha @RajooWeyn Follow Namira @namirari Follow Saladin @saladinahmed Follow BigOMuziq @bigOmuziq Follow AANM @ArabAmericanMus Check out Evelyn @ http://evelynalsultany.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 25 2017

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Rank #11: Long-Term Recovery

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You know that catchy jingle that starts our show? That’s by The Kominas, a punk band that’s been influential in South Asian and Muslim scenes. One of the guitarists, Shahjehan Khan, is a longtime friend of the show who has been open about his issues with mental health and addiction. There's a new Kominas album too this month, "The Systems Are Down," so we bring on Shahj to discuss about his struggles with addiction, how he’s turned around his life, and releasing the album on September 11th. Warning: we discuss include depression, suicidal ideation, addiction, and related topics.

Also--We’re bringing “Halal Or Not?” back, but this time we’re helping our listeners make halal not decisions. Call (646) 50-HALAL and tell us what you need help figuring out--we may call you back to figure it out live on the show. 

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Buy the new Kominas album here: https://kominas.bandcamp.com/album/the-systems-are-down

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Sep 24 2019

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Rank #12: The Honest Struggle

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American Muslims have long participated in the struggle against mass incarceration, and this Ramadan, we speak to three people who can help us make sense of where things stand now. First, we talk to Sadiq Davis on his reentry journey through Muslim communities in Chicago and L.A. after 25 years in prison. Then, Justin Mashouf, the filmmaker who captured Sadiq’s story in the documentary “The Honest Struggle,” talks to us about prison reform and telling Sadiq's story with mercy and compassion. Finally, we talk to Dr. Suad Abdul-Khabeer about Believer’s Bailout, a community-led effort to bail out Muslims in pretrial incarceration and ICE custody as a form of zakat.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow Justin @Mashouf.

Follow Dr. Suad @DrSuad.

Watch The Honest Struggle here: http://honeststruggle.co/watch-now/

Read more about Believer’s Bailout here: https://believersbailout.org/ and donate to their LaunchGood: https://www.launchgood.com/campaign/believers_bail_out_3#!/.

Read Sapelo Square’s Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an series here: https://sapelosquare.com/religion/.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

May 30 2019

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Rank #13: Episode 42: The Best (?) Of 2017

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2017 has been a unmitigated trash fire, and it’s our last episode of the season (and year!) so we’re sharing the (few) things that brought us joy this year. We talk to Krutika Malikarjuna about the year’s best new comedy, The Good Place. Then, we talk to Sara Yasin about the best so-bad-they’re-good headlines she’s collected in her newsletter, Please Kill Me. And then Ahmed calls up his dad to talk about why he thinks Victoria & Abdul was a must-watch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 16 2017

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Rank #14: Brown Girls, with Fatimah Asghar

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Fatimah Asghar is a Pakistani-Kashmiri poet, writer, and co-creator of the web series ‘Brown Girls,’ which is currently in development with HBO. Her new book of poems, ‘If They Come For Us,’ released this week. Ahmed talks to her about the challenges and joy of creating for your own community, depicting queer love on screen, and what so many people get wrong about being an orphan. Buy Fatimah’s new book, “If They Come For Us”: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/565781/if-they-come-for-us-by-fatimah-asghar/9780525509783/ Watch “Brown Girls” here: http://www.browngirlswebseries.com/episodes/ Follow Fatimah @asgharthegrouch Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads Follow the show on Twitter (@seesomething), Facebook (facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast), and Instagram (instagram.com/buzzfeedseesomething). Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com Our music is by The Kominas, follow them @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 10 2018

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Rank #15: Episode 34: Ghee Something Say Something

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Ghee is having a moment right now. People call it a magic food that will melt your fat away. Kourtney Kardashian swears by it. Whole Foods is selling it. And the marketing language always comes back to how “ancient,” “pure” and “authentic” it is. And Ahmed can’t stop thinking about it. So this week, we’re spending the whole episode tackling one question: Why is this happening to ghee? We do a taste test with the brain trust, chat with BuzzFeed Health editor Sally Tamarkin, NYU Food Studies Department chair Krishnendu Ray, and Ahmed’s aunt Naheed Usmani to chew on it. Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads Follow Zainab @zainabshah Follow Neena @neenpathak Follow Sally @sallyt Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast, Subscribe to our newsletter buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething/newsletter, Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething, Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 21 2017

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Rank #16: Banned Together — Part 1

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Annnd we’re back! The previous episode (our live show) was supposed to be the end of Season 1. Then, President Trump issued an executive order blocking refugees, immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries: Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, and Iran. We have to talk about this, and we’ll be posting a few short episodes to keep you up-to-date this week. First up, Ahmed talks with Zahra Billoo and Ramzi Kassem about what to do if you or someone you know is detained at an airport—whether you’re an immigrant, visa holder, or a Muslim citizen. Billoo is a civil rights lawyer and community organizer who leads the California chapter of  the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). Follow her at @ZahraBilloo. Kassem is a professor of Law at CUNY School of Law, where he directs the CLEAR project, which stands for “creating law enforcement accountability and responsibility.” Follow his work at @CUNY_CLEAR. Here's the infographic Ahmed mentions: CLEAR's Guidance on the Executive Order. Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 31 2017

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Rank #17: The Power Of Anger (And Comedy) with Aamer Rahman

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Comedian Aamer Rahman’s viral stand-up bit on “Reverse Racism” is a sharp, thoughtful, and hilarious take on a microaggression that has always been a struggle to respond to. Aamer joins us on the show this week to continue schooling us on political change, why Muslims have a right to feel angry, and why Desi food and Coke go oh-so-well together. And, some sad news. See Something Say Something will soon be ending its run at BuzzFeed News. Over the next couple of weeks,  we will be preparing a finale of some sort. In the meantime, share some of your favorite memories with us on Twitter and via email, we'd love to hear from you. Thank you so much for listening and being a part of this show. Watch Aamer’s new series, “Can We Kick It?” on IST’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL_-ZpLklew&list=PLGxN3JVgPDgP4EserlrbJIcp2tf6wvusV Follow Aamer: https://twitter.com/aamer_rahman Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads Follow the show on Twitter (@seesomething), Facebook (facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast), and Instagram (instagram.com/buzzfeedseesomething). Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com Our music is by The Kominas, follow them @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 21 2018

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Rank #18: Processing Christchurch

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Ahmed and Abu are back for a one-off episode processing the murder of 50 people in the Christchurch, New Zealand masjids by a white supremacist. Stay subscribed to the feed and our social feeds for more updates on the future of the show after BuzzFeed News.

Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads. Follow the show @seesomething on Twitter and http:/facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast on Facebook. 

Mar 22 2019

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Rank #19: Episode 10: Jingle Bells Mubarak

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It’s the most hegemonic time of the year and Ahmed wants to complain about it. But Christmas deserves a fair shake too, so he brings Eid Elfs Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed and Salimah Fatimah Mohamed to explain why they love the holiday season. They play some games, discuss the differences between Christmas and Eid, and talk about Christmas music. Plus: we’re gonna have a liveshow! Follow Salimah at @salimahfm Follow Taz at @TazzyStar. Get Taz’s Christmas mixtape here. Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow the show at @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast Find more episodes at buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething Email us at saysomething@buzzfeed.com. Our music is by The Kominas. Follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 23 2016

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Rank #20: Episode 23: Muslim Girls Hoop Too

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In 2014, things were looking up for Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir. She held scoring records in Massachusetts for basketball and had a successful run in the NCAA which she hoped to turn into a professional career. Then, her dreams were put on hold when she realized that wearing the hijab is banned by FIBA, basketball's international governing body. Since then, she’s been fighting to change the rule. This week, FIBA finally decided to overturn the ban and players can now wear hijab. Earlier in the week, before the decision came down, Ahmed invited Bilqis and sports writer Shireen Ahmed to talk about FIBA, football, basketball, and encouraging Muslim girls to play sports. Then, sports superfan Rawan Eewshah joined the show to talk about Muslim sports icons and why Kareem Abdul-Jabbar may have actually been the GOAT. Follow Bilqis on Instagram @qis_mo, Follow Shireen @_shreenahmed_, Follow Rawan @rawan, Read about FIBA’s rule and the decision to overturn it here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/aishagani/muslim-athletes-will-soon-be-able-to-wear-hijab-while?utm_term=.apm2w3YGJX#.vdJQ1yAO3K Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 04 2017

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M Train: Protests & the Pandemic #BLM

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CW: Police Violence

Abolitionists protests are sweeping the nation as the COVID19 pandemic continues to ravage Black communities. Black Muslims in all fields are at the forefront during this historical moment. We spoke to Black Muslim Covid Coalition member Professor Donna Auston and frontline nurse “Lady” to discuss social movements, Black Muslim activism on police and prison and abolition, and the disproportionate effect the pandemic is having on black folks. Plus: our sister podcast, Brooklyn, USA, sent us a voice note from a protestor who was arrested during the George Floyd protests in june.

This is the final episode of the M Train miniseries. See Something Say Something will return after a break. Thank you all for listening.

Follow Ahmed on Twitter @radbrowndads. 

Follow Professor Donna Auston: @tinymuslimah

Follow the Black Muslim COVID Coalition: @bmcoalition

Follow Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative: @MuslimARC

Donate to bail funds: https://brooklynbailfund.org/

Listen to Teshale's BK USA episode: https://share.transistor.fm/s/9333fcea

Follow our producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC on Twitter @BRICTV

Watch BRIC’s videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/brictv

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

Jul 03 2020

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M Train: Death & Grieving in Muslim New York

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Burying a loved one is never easy. But for Muslims New Yorkers, the price of land, gentrification, and ritual practices complicates an already difficult process. As a result, most Muslims in the 5 boroughs tend to be buried hours away from their homes, at cemeteries in Long Island or New Jersey. With the death rate in NYC soaring due to COVID-19, Muslim funeral homes have borne the burden of a crisis that developed long before quarantine. How does one grapple with saying goodbye to our loved ones when burial is less than ideal?

To answer these questions, we speak to housing policy expert Lena Afridi about losing and burying her father over a year ago. Then, Imam Khalid Latif of ICNYU shares some of the pressures that funeral homes in New York are facing during the COVID-19 crisis.

M Train releases bi-weekly and each episode focuses on New York City metro area and the stories of American Muslims that can be found on and off the subway.

 Donate to ICNYU’s Coronavirus Financial Hardship Grants: https://www.launchgood.com/project/coronavirus_emergency_response_financial_hardship_grants#!/

Read Lena’s Article: “Death and Life in Great American Cities”: https://thenewinquiry.com/death-and-life-in-great-american-cities/

Find ICNYU’s Virtual Ramadan Programming here: https://icnyu.org/

Please consider signing up with the National Bone Marrow Registry, especially if you are from an underrepresented group. Sign up here: https://bethematch.org/

Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads. 

Follow Imam Khalid Latif @KLatif 

Follow Lena @lpafridi

Follow our producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC on Twitter @BRICTV

Watch BRIC’s videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/brictv

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

May 08 2020

45mins

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M Train: Coronavirus & Chaabi

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Corona has thrown M Train (and all of society) for a bit of a loop. So we threw the script out for this episode and called up Dr. Ahmed Hozain, a surgical resident and researcher currently working in NYC, to talk about COVID-19, convincing your boomer parents to stay home, and virtual jum’ahs. Then, we returned to a simpler time before pre-isolation, when we interviewed North African dance teacher Esraa Wardah about her work decolonizing dance classes and building spaces that decenter whiteness.

Because of Corona, M Train may experience some delays. Please be patient.

M Train releases bi-weekly and each episode focuses on New York City metro area and the stories of American Muslims that can be found on and off the subway.

Follow Ahmed Hozain on twitter @AhmedHozain

Follow Esraa Warda on Instagram @wardadance

Follow Ahmed on twitter @radbrowndads. 

Follow our producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC on Twitter @BRICTV

Watch BRIC’s videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/brictv

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

Mar 27 2020

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M Train: Roti & Sorrel in Brooklyn

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This episode, we head to Brooklyn to eat some Trinidadian food and talk about the dialogue between Black, Desi, Carribbean, and Muslim cultures within the island and its diaspora. We pick up some dhalpuri, buss-up-shot, and doubles and then wash it all down with sorrel, a tart, hibiscus flower drink. Throughout the episode, we talk about the way Trinidadian cuisine is a dialogue between Indian and African cultures and why the roti shop is as much an icon of NYC Muslim culture as the halal cart. Featuring: Johnny Ali and Kerrie Bissoon of the Utica Avenue Ali’s Roti and fashion designer Nzinga Knight of Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel. 

Follow Nzinga on Instagram @nzingaknight and @brooklynbrewedsorrel. Head to www.nzingaknight.com to learn about her fashion work and head to www.brooklynbrewedsorrel.com to order Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel. 

Follow Ali’s Roti Shop on Instagram: @alisrotishop or give them a visit at 337 Utica Avenue in Brooklyn.

M-Train releases bi-weekly and each episode focuses on New York City metro area and the stories of American Muslims that can be found on and off the subway.

Follow Ahmed on twitter @radbrowndads. 

Follow our producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC on Twitter @BRICTV

Watch BRIC’s videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/brictv

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

Mar 13 2020

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M Train: Cyborgs, Activism, and the Muslim Vote (Live! from Brooklyn)

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We’re coming to you live! For the second episode of M-Train —the new six-part miniseries from See Something, Say Something and BRIC Radio — we hosted a panel discussion at the BRIC Ballroom centered on Muslims in politics. Our guests for the night were Shahana Hanif, New York City Council Candidate, Sadaf Jaffer, Mayor of Montgomery County in New Jersey (and first Muslim woman elected mayor in America), and Mohammad Missouri, Executive Director of JetPAC.  We talked about the Muslim bloc swinging leftwards, confronting Islamophobic trolls who live in your communities, and the challenges of representing a group as diverse as American Muslims.

M Train is released bi-weekly and each episode focuses on the New York City metro area and the stories of American Muslims that can be found on and off the subway.

Learn more about New York City Council Candidate Shahana Hanif here: https://shahanafrombk.com/

Learn more about Mayor Sadaf Jaffer here: https://www.sadafjaffer.com/

Learn more about Jet-PAC and Muhammad’s work here: https://www.jet-pac.com/about-us/

Follow Ahmed on twitter @radbrowndads. 

Follow our Producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC Radio on Twitter @BRICRadio and BRIC TV @BRICTV

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

Feb 27 2020

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M Train: Redefining Sex & Coming Out Muslim

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Welcome aboard the M Train! A new six-part miniseries from See Something, Say Something and BRIC Radio– a Brooklyn-based audio network that amplifies community with podcasts ranging from LGBTQ stories and radio plays to a monthly audiovisual magazine celebrating our beloved #Brooklyn.

Each of the six episodes of M-Train focuses on New York City metro area and the stories of American Muslims that can be found on and off the subway.

Our debut focuses on the work of two sex educators redefining the place of sex and intimacy in Islam. 

For our first stop, we head to Brooklyn to speak to Sid Azmi about her journey from radiation therapy to business woman and sex educator, running a “educated pleasure shop” in Park Slope..

Here’s where to find it, in case you want to visit: https://www.pleasenyc.com/

Then, we speak to Wazina Zondon about navigating queerness, sex, and Islam. Wazina is a sex-ed teacher and co-creator of the storytelling performance Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of love. Check it out here https://comingoutmuslim.com and follow her @wazinazondon. If you have any questions, going through a hard time, and just want to talk to someone, get in touch with http://www.muslimalliance.org/ and remember these wise words from Wazina: “You're fine. You're great. You’re normal. No version of your Islam is wrong, nor is any version of your sexual identity. You don't have to apologize or fix or adapt to somebody else's version. Just be patient with the people around you.” <3

Follow Ahmed on twitter @radbrowndads. 

Follow our producer Shirin @Shebe86. 

Follow our editor Myra @MBasilRahim, and follow our Executive Producer Sachar Mathias @sacharmathias. 

Follow SSSS on Twitter and Facebook @seesomething.

Follow BRIC Radio on Twitter @BRICRadio and BRIC TV @BRICTV

This miniseries was made with the generous help of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program. You can learn about their mission here: https://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/

This episode featured music composed by Myra Al-Rahim and from Freesound. 

For more information on this and all BRIC Radio podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio.

SSSS is on Patreon. Find us at patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Thanks to our patrons for supporting the show.

Feb 13 2020

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Underground Aams Trade Part 2 (via America's Test Kitchen)

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This month, we’re sharing with you  part two Ahmed’s reporting for America’s Test Kitchen where he followed the Pakistani mango trade in the United States. The story first started on SSSS and eventually moved to ATK’s PROOF podcast.  Find more info on PROOF here: https://www.americastestkitchen.com/proof.

“In part two of this investigation, reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar explores the underbelly of the secretive mango distribution industry. He uncovers the historical and economic reasons that importing mangoes from Pakistan has been so difficult — from regulation to irradiation. And he finally traces product to supplier.”

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. At $10, you get access to behind the scenes content like a newsletter and bonus episodes. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Plus, we’re doing a live-show in collaboration with BRIC! Find info on the show and RSVP at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/m-train-live-podcast-recording-brooklyn-podcast-festival-tickets-84651961295

Follow Ahmed on Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Find the show’s website at seesomethingpodcast.com.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Jan 08 2020

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Underground Aams Trade, Part 1 (via America's Test Kitchen)

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This month, we’re sharing with you Ahmed’s reporting for America’s Test Kitchen where he followed the Pakistani mango trade in the United States. The story first started on SSSS and eventually moved to ATK’s PROOF podcast.  Find more info on PROOF here: https://www.americastestkitchen.com/proof.

“Pakistani-American communities in the U.S. rely on dealers on WhatsApp to gain access to their most coveted treasure: Pakistani mangoes. And they pay a premium for it. In part one of this two-part investigation, reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar searches for answers. Why are Pakistani mangoes so hard to find? And why is the Pakistani community resorting to deals on WhatsApp to procure them?”

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. At $10, you get access to behind the scenes content like a newsletter and bonus episodes. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Plus, we’re doing a live-show in collaboration with BRIC! Find info on the show or the following link: https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/m-train-live-podcast-recording

Follow Ahmed on Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Find the show’s website at seesomethingpodcast.com.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Dec 31 2019

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Jack Ryan and Terrorism on TV

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Jack Ryan, Amazon’s TV show based on the Tom Clancy character of the same name, features drone strikes, a Black American “good Muslim” character, and many of the tropes that have been around since Homeland and 24. So Ahmed decided to swallow his pride and try to watch it to see what he could learn. First, we talk to Salimah about the appeal of the show for your average Muslim TV binge watcher. Then, we speak with Professor Evelyn Alsultany, author of "Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11," to help give historical context to the depiction of Muslims in Terrorism TV. Also featured:  the return of Halal or Not!

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. At $10, you get access to behind the scenes content like a newsletter and bonus episodes. Last month, we released a bonus jinn episode. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Find Professor Alsultany on her website: https://evelynalsultany.com/.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Find the show’s website at seesomethingpodcast.com.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Nov 19 2019

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The Tribes of the Jinn

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Happy Halloween! Jinn, those mischievous beings made of smokeless fire, are one of three races featured in the Qur’an (humans and angels being the others). They’re important figures in folklore too and a common indicator of the religion’s adaption to local culture. Assistant Professor of History Ali A. Olomi joins the podcast to tell some spooky stories and to help us understand what the jinn really are.

Our show is crowdfunded and made possible by our beloved listeners. Subscribe our Patreon for as little as $1 a month to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. You can find other ways to support here: https://moneyyy.me/$ahmedaliakbar Your support means the world to us.

Follow Ali @aliaolomi. Read one of his viral threads on jinn here:https://twitter.com/aaolomi/status/1161724366456905728?lang=en.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow the show on Twitter @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email the show at info@seesomethingpodcast.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Oct 19 2019

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Long-Term Recovery

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You know that catchy jingle that starts our show? That’s by The Kominas, a punk band that’s been influential in South Asian and Muslim scenes. One of the guitarists, Shahjehan Khan, is a longtime friend of the show who has been open about his issues with mental health and addiction. There's a new Kominas album too this month, "The Systems Are Down," so we bring on Shahj to discuss about his struggles with addiction, how he’s turned around his life, and releasing the album on September 11th. Warning: we discuss include depression, suicidal ideation, addiction, and related topics.

Also--We’re bringing “Halal Or Not?” back, but this time we’re helping our listeners make halal not decisions. Call (646) 50-HALAL and tell us what you need help figuring out--we may call you back to figure it out live on the show. 

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Buy the new Kominas album here: https://kominas.bandcamp.com/album/the-systems-are-down

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Sep 24 2019

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Teaching Uyghur in America

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Over the past few years, China has increased its internment and surveillance of the Uyghur people for expressing their culture and Muslim religion. This has spread to the diaspora, where the community lives in fear of retaliation for family members back home, even for something as basic as teaching the Uyghur language itself. So, Ahmed talks to journalist Megha Rajagopalan about her groundbreaking reporting and the context for China’s growing surveillance state. Then, he talks to activist and teacher Irade Kashgary, co-founder Ana Care and Education, a Uyghur cultural and linguistic after-school program for kids and young adults in Northern Virginia. 

Special thanks to Munawwar Abdulla for production support and guidance on this episode.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us. $10 donors get access to exclusive content

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow Megha @Meghara

Follow Irade @IradeKashgary

Links from the episode: thetarimnetwork.com, https://www.norightsnogames.org, and https://www.anacareeducation.com/.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Sep 01 2019

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The Democratic Debates and Reclaiming The Narrative

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The July 30th and 31st Democratic debates had 20 (TWENTY!) candidates on stage. So, what do Muslim folks working in PR think about how the candidates fared? We invited on Firdaus Arastu, political consultant and activist, to discuss her work, how American Muslims can reclaim the narrative, and to break down the debates.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

New donors of $5 or more get a handwritten postcards and entered in a raffle to win a SSSS mug if they commit by August 9th

 Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

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Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Aug 06 2019

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Ramy

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Ahmed talks to Ramy Youssef, the writer and creator behind the Hulu show “Ramy” and the HBO Comedy Special “Feelings.” They discuss representation, future Muslim TV shows they hope to see, and why it’s important to resist being “the first.”

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

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Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Jul 23 2019

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Follow Me, Akhi

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Journalist Hussein Kesvani’s new book, “Follow Me, Akhi: The Online World of British Muslims” covers the many ways British Muslims use the internet. So Ahmed invites Hussein on for a cross-Atlantic conversation on growing up online. They talk about confronting Islamophobic trolls, No-Fap groups, and Muslim dating apps. It’s as wild and weird as the internet itself.

Buy “Follow Me, Akhi”: https://www.hurstpublishers.com/book/follow-me-akhi/

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow Hussein: @hkesvani

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Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Jul 13 2019

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Eid and Aladdin Snacks

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Ramadan and Eid zoomed by and in the meantime, Ahmed watched the new live-action Guy Ritchie Aladdin movie… and turns out kind of enjoyed it?  Controversial, yes, but you have to speak your truth. So we’re joined this week by Nida Abbasi and Maryam Adamu to discuss Eid traditions and why we had fun in Aladdin despite how flawed the movie is. Also making an appearance:  jinn-human romances, Heba Hasan’s love for Eid’s morning coffee, Salimah’s mishap with a mosque bounce house, and The Komina’s song, “Eid Mubarak.”

Also, we were limited in our mic setup this week and only had access to one, so the show will sound a little bit different this week.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

Jun 17 2019

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The Honest Struggle

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American Muslims have long participated in the struggle against mass incarceration, and this Ramadan, we speak to three people who can help us make sense of where things stand now. First, we talk to Sadiq Davis on his reentry journey through Muslim communities in Chicago and L.A. after 25 years in prison. Then, Justin Mashouf, the filmmaker who captured Sadiq’s story in the documentary “The Honest Struggle,” talks to us about prison reform and telling Sadiq's story with mercy and compassion. Finally, we talk to Dr. Suad Abdul-Khabeer about Believer’s Bailout, a community-led effort to bail out Muslims in pretrial incarceration and ICE custody as a form of zakat.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. Your support means the world to us.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow Justin @Mashouf.

Follow Dr. Suad @DrSuad.

Watch The Honest Struggle here: http://honeststruggle.co/watch-now/

Read more about Believer’s Bailout here: https://believersbailout.org/ and donate to their LaunchGood: https://www.launchgood.com/campaign/believers_bail_out_3#!/.

Read Sapelo Square’s Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an series here: https://sapelosquare.com/religion/.

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Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

May 30 2019

53mins

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Brown Boy Syndrome

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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.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

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Follow Ahmed on Instagram and Twitter: @radbrowndads.

Follow Salimah on Instagram and Twitter: @salimahfm.

Follow Fatima @fatimafmirza on Twitter and @ffmirza on instagram.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com.

May 14 2019

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We're Back and Just in Time for Ramadan

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See Something Say Something is officially back, but we need your help! We’ve shifted to an independent, crowdfunding model; bear with us as we spend a few minutes discussing our new Patreon and how your donations will help us make the show. A big thank you to the all the Patrons who’ve already donated and help us keep the show going. But also: remember, we’re committed to providing this space for free and it is totally okay if you can’t support. After that, join us as Ahmed and Salimah discuss how they’re preparing for Ramadan this year.

Donate to the Patreon to help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar.

$10 donors get access to the show’s Discord chat server.

Fill out this survey so we can get some advertising revenue: http://survey.libsyn.com/seesomethingsaysomething.

Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads.

Follow Salimah (on Instagram) @salimahfm.

Follow the show @seesomething and facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast. Email Ahmed at radbrowndads@gmail.com.

Our music is by The Kominas, follow them at @TheRealKominas and kominas.bandcamp.com

Apr 30 2019

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What exactly is Vogue Arabia, anyway?

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Ahmed's back for another short SSSS newsbrief! Salimah joins the podcast to talk about the three Somali models featured on April's Vogue Arabia cover, the freshmen Muslim congresswomen, Jordan Peele's "Us," and the attacks on Mali.

PLUS: we have a Patreon now. Donate to the show monthly and help us make the show! Head over to https://www.patreon.com/ahmedaliakbar. More info on the next episode.

Follow Ahmed @radbrowndads. Follow the show @seesomething on Twitter andhttps://www.facebook.com/seesomethingpodcast on Facebook.

Apr 09 2019

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Love the host!

By Zaid Syed - May 29 2020
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Great energy and brings insightful guests :)

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By itcouldbewho - Sep 13 2019
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So glad to have this thoughtful charming podcast back in rotation!