The Greed for Ilm Podcast (gfi podcast)

I have activist DeRay Mckesson on the podcast this episode. He talks about his work in journaling protests all across the US as well as police brutality, race, police corruption, the use of force policy, the current focus of protesters and ways that average citizens can participate in making our society a better and safer...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

Mohammed Faris, aka Abu Productive, & founder of ProductiveMuslim.com, talks about his amazing ProductiveRamadan Online Course. Brother Faris, and his team at Productive Muslim, is at the forefront when it comes to providing practical content on increasing your productivity as a Muslim. He is offering his ProductiveRamadan Online Course from June 1st until the first...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 12:03am EDT

Today, I am joined by George Collins, founder and director of Compulsion Solutions. He is also the author of “Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame.” We talk about the harm of pornography and ways to break the cycle. George shares his personal story of being addicted to pornography and...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:06am EDT

I am honored to have Chris Gunness as my guest this episode. He is the spokesman for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNWRA). I contacted Chris out of respect for his Al-Jazeera interview during which he was visually heartbroken. When describing the tragic Israeli bombing of a UN school in which 15 people...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

This episode I am joined by sister Sarah Olibah. She is the current MSA President at George Mason University. Sarah is currently in her Junior year and studying to become a Systems Engineer. I am honored to have her on to talk about her role and duty as the MSA President. She also shares the...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:43am EDT

This episode I am joined by Designer and Digital Artist Peter Gould. BBC has been quoted as saying, “Peter is among those young urban global Muslims leading the emergence of a new Muslim cool.” Peter shares his journey into becoming the “go-to” man for Islamic organizations and companies around the world. His unique style has...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

I’m joined this episode by Laila Alawa who is the Founder and CEO of Coming of Faith. She talks about her educational background and how she started a leading news and media company. Her team of writers publish content on a daily basis which range from taboo topics to everyday issues minorities face. At the young...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

I am extremely excited to have sister Amanda Saab on the podcast this episode. She is the very first Muslim to be on Fox’s MasterChef. A clinical social worker by training, Amanda Saab never gave up on her passion for cooking. At the young age of 5 she would enthusiastically help her mother out in the kitchen....

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:08am EDT

Lesley Hazleton is a British-American author whose work focuses on the intersection of politics, religion, and history, especially in the Middle East. I initially heard about her from a Ted Talk that she gave called, “On Reading the Quran” that went viral. I am extremely thankful to host a podcast where I can bring on...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

Dr. Kevin Barrett joins me this episode to shed light on the current situation in Yemen. The mainstream media portrays the issue in Yemen as being a “Shia vs Sunni” war and Iran arming the Shia Yemeni Houthis. Of course, anyone with an iota of a brain knows you can’t trust the same “news” source...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:12am EDT