A Supreme Impact

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.

Pray But Keep Rowing the Boat

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.

The Tea House

The Tea House was a place in Ahwaz, Iran where the shah used to entertain dignitaries before the Islamic Revolution.

Everything Rose in Respect

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.