City of Brass
September 2017 Archives

Every year, I travel to attend the Ashara Mubaraka majlis (gathering), with the spiritual leader of my community, the Dawoodi Bohra Muslims. Last year, I went to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; the year before was on my home turf of […]

I don’t write about 9-11 every year, because on the 12th anniversary I looked back at over a decade of writing about it and realized I had nothing much left to say. On the 13th anniversary, I said, and I […]

In just a few weeks, it will be Ashara. The faithful who remember Imam Husain tremble in anticipation… (Photo by Alefiyah Shikari – Check out her photojournalism project, Unsung Echoes)