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With Professor Aminah Al-Deen

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Critical Talk
  • Critical Talk: The Four Hijabs
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Four Hijabs

      S1:E85 Join us on Critical Talk today for a look at animated story telling. Joining us in the studio are Silk Road Rising artistic director Jamil Khoury, New Mexico University professor Dr. Manal Hamzeh, and Beloit College professor Dr. Debra Majeed to analyze the significance of the animated short, The Four Hijabs.

  • Critical Talk: One Era Ends, Another Begins
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: One Era Ends, Another Begins

      S1:E84 Joining us today on Critical Talk are our favorite political analysts: Drs. Scott Hibbard and Khalil Marrar. Together with Dr. Al-Deen, they will be discussing the final days of the Trump Administration and the first of the Biden Administration.

  • Critical Talk: Let Us Lift Up Our Voices
    48 mins
    • Critical Talk: Let Us Lift Up Our Voices

      S1:E83 Joining us today on Critical Talk is acclaimed jazz vocalist Tammy McCann, who performs with the Music Institute of Chicago. She will talk to us today about how music allows us to express ourselves like no other medium can.

  • Critical Talk: Tell A Story
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Tell A Story

      S1:E82 Joining us on Critical Talk today is screenwriter and author Kamran Pasha, who has written for virtually all forms of media, including television and video games. Kamran will guide us through the basics of screenwriting and storytelling.

  • Critical Talk: Quick Eats - Pakistan
    47 mins
    • Critical Talk: Quick Eats - Pakistan

      S1:E81 Today, on our first episode of 2021, join us for something a little different. Dr. Aminah Al-Deen has the privilege to talk to a young chef, Soban Mirza, who will show us the ingredients and basic steps of preparing traditional Pakistani dishes. Please join us on the first of our "Quick Eats" episodes.

  • Critical Talk: The Plight of Muslims in China, Pt. II
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Plight of Muslims in China, Pt. II

      S1:E80 Returning to Critical Talk today is Dr. Dru Gladney, Professor and Chair of Anthropology at Pomona College, to resume his conversation with Dr. Al-Deen regarding the situation facing Muslims of all kinds in China.

  • Critical Talk: A Conversation on Race
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: A Conversation on Race

      S1:E79 Joining us today on Critical Talk is Dr. Dru Gladney, Chair of Anthropology at Pomona College, to discuss with us the situation surrounding Muslims in China and the history of the region leading to the present situation.

  • Critical Talk: What's Happening Across the Pond? Pt. II
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: What's Happening Across the Pond? Pt. II

      S1:E78 Please join us today as we are joined by Andy Read who is Assistant Chief Executive of the National Fisheries Federation & Ruby Khan who is an international development professional with a Masters from Johns Hopkins SAIS, as we talk about new and social updates from our friends in the United Kingdom.

  • Critical Talk: The Plight of Muslims in China
    49 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Plight of Muslims in China

      S1:E77 Joining us today on Critical Talk is Dr. Dru Gladney, Chair of Anthropology at Pomona College, to discuss with us the situation surrounding Muslims in China and the history of the region leading to the present situation.

  • Critical Talk: Trauma Stewardship
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: Trauma Stewardship

      S1:E89 Joining us today on Critical Talk is Dr. Kameelah Rashad to discuss with us her work with Muslim Wellness Foundation, the National Black Muslim COVID Coalition, and her recent keynote speech at the AMC Conference.

  • Critical Talk: Social Justice in the Media and Biden Admin.
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: Social Justice in the Media and Biden Admin.

      S1:E76 Joining us today on Critical Talk today is returning guest Dr. Maytha Alhassen, a journalist who works in all forms of media. Together with Dr. Al-Deen, Maytha will guide us through social justice advocacy in the time of Biden and pervasive media.

  • Critical Talk: Where is the Country Heading?
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: Where is the Country Heading?

      S1:E75 Joining us today on Critical Talk is our friend Dr. Khalil Marrar, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Governors State University, to discuss what the future may hold for our politics and society in a post-Trump United States.

  • Critical Talk: Citizens from the South Speak
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Citizens from the South Speak

      S1:E74 Today on Critical Talk, we'll be challenging notions of where the south is by inviting two Latino men, history professor Dr. Felix Masud-Piloto and journalist Jorge Mujica. Together with Dr. Al-Deen, they'll discuss their opinions on how the US views Latinos and what the future of the country might look like.

  • Critical Talk: Social Justice in the Media and Biden Admin
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: Social Justice in the Media and Biden Admin

      S1:E73 Joining us today on Critical Talk today is returning guest Dr. Maytha Alhassen, a journalist who works in all forms of media. Together with Dr. Al-Deen, Maytha will guide us through social justice advocacy in the time of Biden and pervasive media.

  • Critical Talk: What Do We Have to Laugh About?
    44 mins
    • Critical Talk: What Do We Have to Laugh About?

      S1:E72 Joining us on Critical Talk today is comedian Mona Aburmishan, who will bring some levity to the stressful world we live in and remind what we all have to laugh about.

  • Critical Talk: Back to School
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk: Back to School

      S1:E71 Many schools are resuming in-person learning as the country grapples with it's worst wave of COVID-19 yet. Joining us on Critical Talk today are two educators to talk to us about how the move is going and what it could meaning heading into the winter.

  • Critical Talk: Post-Election Discussion
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: Post-Election Discussion

      S1:E70 Join us on Critical Talk to learn what social justice may look like in a post-Trump US. Guiding us through this discussion is journalist Maytha Alhassen and executive director of MuslimARC Margari Hill.

  • Critical Talk: COVID and Flu Special
    49 mins
    • Critical Talk: COVID and Flu Special

      S1:E69 Joining us today on Critical Talk are returning guests Abdullah Mitchell and Imam Frederik Al-Deen who will discuss with us how the COVID pandemic has affected our religious lives and communities, and how we are-or aren't-adapting to it.

  • Critical Talk: Black Teen Lives Matter
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: Black Teen Lives Matter

      S1:E68 Black Teen Lives Matter

  • Critical Talk: Book Club Discussion on Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
    48 mins
    • Critical Talk: Book Club Discussion on Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

      S1:E67 Critical Talk: Book Club Discussion on Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

  • Critical Talk: Spiritual Abuse
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Spiritual Abuse

      S1:E66 Spiritual Abuse

  • Critical Talk: The Realities of Immigration
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Realities of Immigration

      S1:E65 The realities of immigration.

  • Critical Talk: Last Thoughts Before the Vote
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: Last Thoughts Before the Vote

      S1:E64 Last thoughts before the vote.

  • Critical Talk: And What About Education?
    57 mins
    • Critical Talk: And What About Education?

      S1:E63 And What About Education

  • Critical Talk: Thinking About Our Political Future
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: Thinking About Our Political Future

      S1:E62 Thinking About Our Political Future.

  • Critical Talk: Muslim Women in Academia
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: Muslim Women in Academia

      S1:E61 Muslim Women in Academia.

  • Critical Talk: The Theater Arts
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Theater Arts

      S1:E60 The Theater Arts

  • Critical Talk: The Future of Universities
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Future of Universities

      S1:E59 The future of universities.

  • Critical Talk: A Discussion on Netflix's Cuties
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: A Discussion on Netflix's Cuties

      S1:E58 A Discussion on Netflix's Cuties.

  • Critical Talk: Reporting on Race and Religion
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: Reporting on Race and Religion

      S1:E57 Reporting on Race and Religion.

  • Critical Talk: An Hour with Jacob Blake Sr.
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk: An Hour with Jacob Blake Sr.

      S1:E56 An hour with Jacob Blake Sr.

  • Critical Talk: Women of Color in American Islam.
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Women of Color in American Islam.

      S1:E55 Women of Color in American Islam.

  • Critical Talk: Mental Health Special
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: Mental Health Special

      S1:E54 Mental health special.

  • Critical Talk: School in the Time of COVID-19
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: School in the Time of COVID-19

      S1:E52 School in the Time of COVID-19.

  • Critical Talk: Internal Concerns Facing the Muslim Community
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Internal Concerns Facing the Muslim Community

      S1:E51 Internal Concerns Facing the Muslim Community.

  • Critical Talk: Muslim Women's Alliance and Social Justice
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Muslim Women's Alliance and Social Justice

      S1:E50 Muslim Women's Alliance and Social Justice.

  • Critical Talk: A Young Person's View to Trump, COVID-19, and the ...
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: A Young Person's View to Trump, COVID-19, and the Future.

      S1:E49 A Young Person's View to Trump, COVID-19, and the Future.

  • Critical Talk: What's Happening Across the Pond.
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: What's Happening Across the Pond.

      S1:E48 What's Happening Across the Pond.

  • Critical Talk: Religion in the time of COVID and BLM.
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Religion in the time of COVID and BLM.

      S1:E47 Religion in the time of COVID and BLM.

  • Critical Talk: Analyses of the DNC and RNC
    59 mins
    • Critical Talk: Analyses of the DNC and RNC

      S1:E46 Analyses of the DNC and RNC.

  • Critical Talk: Vigilantism and Kenosha
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: Vigilantism and Kenosha

      S1:E45 Vigilantism and Kenosha.

  • Critical Talk: Partnerships, Alliances, and Coalitions
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk: Partnerships, Alliances, and Coalitions

      S1:E44 Partnerships, Alliances, and Coalitions.

  • Critical Talk: Sacred Activism
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: Sacred Activism

      S1:E43 Sacred Activism.

  • Critical Talk: African American Muslims and the Political Arena.
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: African American Muslims and the Political Arena.

      S1:E42 African American Muslims and the Political Arena.

  • Critical Talk: Journalism in the Age of Fake News.
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: Journalism in the Age of Fake News.

      S1:E41 Journalism in the Age of Fake News.

  • Critical Talk
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk

      S1:E40 Critical Talk with Prof. Aminah Al-Deen Ph.D.

  • Critical Talk
    58 mins
    • Critical Talk

      S1:E39 Critical Talk with Prof. Aminah Al-Deen Ph.D

  • Critical Talk
    58 mins
    • Critical Talk

      S1:E38 Critical Talk with Prof. Aminah Al-Deen Ph.D

  • Critical Talk
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk

      S1:E37 Critical Talk with Prof. Aminah Al-Deen Ph.D.

  • Critical Talk
    58 mins, 59 secs
    • Critical Talk

      S1:E36 Critical Talk with Prof. Aminah Al-Deen Ph.D.

  • Critical Talk: Critical Talk with Dr. Al-Deen.
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: Critical Talk with Dr. Al-Deen.

      S1:E35 Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen.

  • Critical Talk: Daily Topic
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: Daily Topic

      S1:E34 Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen.

  • Critical Talk: Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen
    57 mins
    • Critical Talk: Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen

      S1:E33 Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen.

  • Critical Talk: Prof. Dr. Aminah Al-Deen
    52 mins
    • Critical Talk: Prof. Dr. Aminah Al-Deen

      S1:E32 Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen

  • Critical Talk: We Need to Know the Law
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: We Need to Know the Law

      S1:E31 Discussion on the law.

  • Critical Talk: The Middle East
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: The Middle East

      S1:E30 Discussion on the Middle East.

  • Critical Talk: Freedom School.mp4
    51 mins, 1 sec
    • Critical Talk: Freedom School.mp4

      S1:E29 The Freedom School.

  • Critical Talk: Story Telling
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Story Telling

      S1:E28 Discussion on story telling.

  • Critical Talk: Medicine in Times of Pandemic
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Medicine in Times of Pandemic

      S1:E27 Discussion about medicine in times of pandemic.mp4

  • Critical Talk: Islamophobia in USA
    47 mins
    • Critical Talk: Islamophobia in USA

      S1:E26 Discussion about Islamophobia in USA.

  • Critical Talk: Exploring Inner-City Muslim Action Network
    54 mins
    • Critical Talk: Exploring Inner-City Muslim Action Network

      S1:E25 Exploring Inner-City Muslim Action Network.

  • Critical Talk: Fairness
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Fairness

      S1:E24 Discussion of fairness in today's siciety.

  • Critical Talk: Foreclosures and Evictions Apocalypse
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Foreclosures and Evictions Apocalypse

      S1:E23 Discussion about foreclosures and evictions apocalypse.

  • Critical Talk: Dr. Muhammad Fraser-Rahim.
    45 mins
    • Critical Talk: Dr. Muhammad Fraser-Rahim.

      S1:E22 Discussion with Dr. Muhammad Fraser-Rahim.

  • Critical Talk: Hollywood and Muslim representation.
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Hollywood and Muslim representation.

      S1:E21 Discussion with Dr. Al-Deen about Muslim representation in Hollywood.

  • Critical Talk: African Americans Community
    32 mins
    • Critical Talk: African Americans Community

      S1:E20 Discussion about the African Americans community.

  • Critical Talk: Latino Muslim Representation in the US
    1 hr, 3 mins
    • Critical Talk: Latino Muslim Representation in the US

      S1:E19 Discussion of the Latino Muslim representation in the US.

  • Critical Talk: Future of Medicine Post Covid-19
    53 mins
    • Critical Talk: Future of Medicine Post Covid-19

      S1:E18 Discussion on the future of medicine post Covid-19.

  • Critical Talk: Vulnerabilities In The Black Communities
    1 hr, 7 mins
    • Critical Talk: Vulnerabilities In The Black Communities

      S1:E17 Discussing vulnerabilities in the Black communities.

  • Critical Talk: Malcolm X and the Movement for Black Lives.mp4
    1 hr, 30 mins
    • Critical Talk: Malcolm X and the Movement for Black Lives.mp4

      S1:E16 Discussion about Malcolm X and the movement for Black Lives.

  • Critical Talk: Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk: Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer

      S1:E15 Discussion with Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer.

  • Critical Talk: Exploring Muslim Matters
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: Exploring Muslim Matters

      S1:E14 Discussing Muslim Matters.

  • Critical Talk: Exploring MuslimARC
    55 mins, 1 sec
    • Critical Talk: Exploring MuslimARC

      S1:E13 Discussing MuslimARC.

  • Critical Talk: Exploring United Production Foundation
    51 mins
    • Critical Talk: Exploring United Production Foundation

      S1:E12 Discussion on the United Production Foundation.

  • Critical Talk: Exploring Zakat Foundation
    50 mins
    • Critical Talk: Exploring Zakat Foundation

      S1:E11 Discussion on the Zakat Foundation.

  • Critical Talk: Trump Presidency and USA Constitution
    55 mins
    • Critical Talk: Trump Presidency and USA Constitution

      S1:E10 Discussion on Trump's Presidency and the USA Constitution.

  • Critical Talk: Black Lives Matter Perspectives
    47 mins
    • Critical Talk: Black Lives Matter Perspectives

      S1:E9 Discussion about an Imam's perspective on Black Lives Matter.

  • Critical Talk: Higher Education
    1 hr, 3 mins
    • Critical Talk: Higher Education

      S1:E8 A discussion on higher education.

  • Critical Talk: Justice System and Mental Health.
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: Justice System and Mental Health.

      S1:E7 Discussions on the justice system and mental health.

  • Critical Talk: Media, Covid and Protests
    1 hr, 5 mins
    • Critical Talk: Media, Covid and Protests

      S1:E6 Discussions on the media, Covid, and protests.

  • Critical Talk: Muslim Perspectives of Current Protests
    1 hr
    • Critical Talk: Muslim Perspectives of Current Protests

      S1:E5 Discussion about protests, government response and the Muslim perspectives.

  • Critical Talk: Protests and Muslims in America
    55 mins, 30 secs
    • Critical Talk: Protests and Muslims in America

      S1:E4 Dr. Aminah Al-Deen discusses current protests and Muslims in America.

  • Critical Talk: Topic of the Day
    1 hr, 3 mins
    • Critical Talk: Topic of the Day

      S1:E3 Discussions hosted by Dr. Aminah Al-Deen.

  • Critical Talk: Restructuring Chicago
    56 mins
    • Critical Talk: Restructuring Chicago

      S1:E2 Dr Al-Deen discusses the restructuring of the city of Chicago.

  • Critical Talk: Chaplaincy in Universities
    49 mins, 40 secs
    • Critical Talk: Chaplaincy in Universities

      S1:E1 Dr. Al-Deen discusses Muslim woman and chaplaincy.