Uncover a Daring Escape from ISIS at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library is honored to welcome Oakland University Professor Dunya Mikhail to share her harrowing stories of several woman who managed to escape from the clutches of Daesh (ISIS), as detailed in her new critically-acclaimed book The Beekeeper, on October 11. Mikhail, an award winning poet and writer and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow, extensively interviewed the women featured in The Beekeeper. These women, some of whom lost their families, were sold and physically … [Read more...]

‘Stop the CrISIS’ Symposium Gives Local Muslim Youth a Voice

For months ISIS has constantly dominated the headlines of nearly every news outlet on the air, in print, and online. During this time Mahir Osman, Vice President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) of Metro Detroit has been diligently working to get the word out that the AMYA does not support or identify with the radicalization that ISIS glorifies. Most recently Osman spoke out against the brutal execution of 30 Ethiopian Christians in an editorial. On Monday night, the AMYA held … [Read more...]