Demonstrations against the Shah of Iran were in full swing in the United States and Europe as early as 1977 and continued until the success of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in January of 1979.
Aisha El-Mekki’s mother didn’t believe in ‘sparing the rod’. She also had a deep respect for teachers, nuns and other authority figures; a respect that never trickled down to her youngest daughter.
As a child growing up Catholic, Ali Abdur-Rashid was expected to accept certain beliefs and not ask questions.
The Tea House was a place in Ahwaz, Iran where the shah used to entertain dignitaries before the Islamic Revolution.
Abu Bakr Saddique was raised by a woman known around the city of Buffalo, NY as a champion of human rights and helper of the poor.
Marilyn Reed was mothering three children on her own in 1977 when she first learned about Islam.
Safiyyah Abdullah was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three siblings. When she was 14, she flipped on the 6 o’clock evening news and saw something that would change her life forever.