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Ahlaam Ibraahim


  • caption: KUOW's Ask A Cop event at the Tukwila Community Center

    Ask a cop, get beyond 'protect and serve'

    “To protect and serve.” That’s the motto of many police agencies. But recent police shootings in Seattle and around the nation have undermined respect for the job cops do.

  • caption: KUOW's Ask a Transgender Person event at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

    'When do we get past the starting point?' Ask a transgender person

    Transgender people are coming out (to welcome and rejection) more now than ever. We learn something about their experiences in news of a looming military service ban, from prominent transgender celebrities, TV shows and movies, but many of us don’t have personal connections with transgender people.

  • caption: Ask a Muslim participants at the New Holly Gathering Hall on April 2, 2017.

    Ask a Muslim, go further than the political discourse

    What if you lived in a place where people often looked at you with suspicion? How would you get past that — the stares, the mistrust, or worse? KUOW's series of person to person conversations, Ask A®, got Muslims together with people curious about them.

  • caption: RadioActive youth producers Ahlaam Ibraahim and Esa Tilija. Ibraahim says 'when you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised.'

    What Does Colorism Look Like In Seattle?

    "When you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised," said Ahlaam Ibraahim, one of the hosts on this month's RadioActive podcast. She along with...

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    RadioActive Tests The Issues

    This month RadioActive is taking issues on the minds of many Seattleites. We’ll hear about standardized testing in the Seattle school district,...

  • caption: RadioActive Youth Producers Nia Price-Nascimento (L) and Ahlaam Ibraahim after recording this podcast.

    From The Past To The Present In Our Communities

    What are the amazing stories in our community that get looked over? Nia Price-Nascimento learns about West Coast jazz by starting in her sub-basement, and Ahlaam Ibraahim shares how computer science has a huge affect on one girl's life.