Beenish Ahmed

Beenish Ahmed appears in the following:

Henry Dumas Wrote About Black People Killed By Cops. Then He Was Killed By A Cop

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Dumas was a rising heavyweight black writer when a white cop shot and killed him in 1968. In the age of Black Lives Matter, it's an almost eerie story of a black life lost.


A Mother's Beloved Cooking, A Daughter's Bittersweet Inheritance

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Cooking helps Tahira Ahmed connect her new country and her homeland. But for her first-generation American daughter, the mixture of food, family and identity is fraught with worries and expectations.


In Pakistan, It's Not Just Soldiers With PTSD

Friday, November 08, 2013

Post-traumatic stress disorder is best known for afflicting front-line soldiers in combat. But years of violence in northwestern Pakistan have made PTSD widespread among civilians in ...


'Tweet Seats' Come To Theaters, But Can Patrons Plug In Without Tuning Out?

Monday, December 12, 2011

Some theaters are offering seats from which patrons can tweet about performances and receive information about them in real time. For some, it enhances the experience, but for others, it's a regrettable distraction.