Posts tagged "9/11"

My Personal 9/11

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Many of my posts – past and future – hinge around a very significant event in my life: my personal 9/11. It is recounted below for my Chicago Now blog. I penned this June 12, 2009: June 7, 2009 will forever be burned in my... Read more »

My Enormous Respect for Garry McCarthy

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Last night, I attended the 2012 annual banquet for the Chicago chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations. It was a wonderful event, featuring many important guests, including Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), who was awarded for his work on immigration and social justice. One... Read more »