10 Must See Ted Talks for Everyone Who Wants to Learn Something About Muslims

Below are 10 ted talks for anyone that wants to learn about Muslims.

#1. Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi

Zainab mainly talks about the role women play during war. She looks at both angles (frontline-women and backline-women) and put emphasis on the stories we forget about women who keep on with their lives in the mist of war.

#2. Bassam Tariq

Bassam Tariq

Bassam is packed in three; he is a blogger, a butcher, and a filmmaker. He believes that the three are thematically related. How? watch him and see.

#3. Yassmin Abdel- Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin mostly talks about the need to look beyond bias. She is a Hijab Muslim lady that ran a university’s race team, a mechanical engineer and also has boxing as a hobby.

#4. Alaa Murabit

Alaa Murabit

Alaa is an activist. She promotes women’s rights and opposes gender discrimination. She also believes that God doesn’t judge based on gender and makes it known.

#5. Mustafa Akyol

Mustafa Akyol

Mustafa is a Turkish writer and a journalist. His talks are mainly on how cultural traditions have been and continue to be mixed up with the Islamic religion.

#6. Karima Bennoune

Karima Bennoune

Karima is a professor at the University of California. Her talks are mainly centred on stories in which people refused to be a victim of fundamentalism.

#7. Noor Tagouri

Noor Tagouri

Noor has the dream of becoming the first hijab news reporter. She serves as an inspiration to all.

#8. Zak Ebrahim

Zak Ebrahim

Despite the brutal violence Zak grew up in, he chose peace. His talks are mainly centered on the fight against terrorism and bigotry.

#9. Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon has one of the most hilarious ted talks. She is an actress and a comedian. She is disabled and doesn’t want anyone to feel sorry for her.

#10. Dalia Mogahed

Dalia Mogahed

Dalia’s talks are mainly centered on the negative media portrayals of Muslims.


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