Debbie Almontaser

Debbie Almontaser appears in the following:

Yemeni Bodega Owners Protest the New York Post

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Close to 6,000 bodegas in NYC have been asked to boycott selling the paper over the way it portrayed Muslim Congresswoman Ilham Omar. What will it take to restock the shelves?

'Leading While Muslim'

Friday, January 25, 2019

Debbie Almontaser on "Leading While Muslim: Experiences of Muslim Principals After 9/11."

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NYC Women's March, 'The Secret Life of Muslims'

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Ben Yakas on NYC happenings. Claire Lampen on the Women’s March events coming up this weekend. Reza Aslan, Josh Seftel, & Debbie Almontaser on "The Secret Life of Muslims."


The NYPD's Secret Surveillance of Muslims: Its Impacts and Repercussions

Friday, April 20, 2012

The AP's Pulitzer-winning series focused on the New York Police Department's secret monitoring of Muslim communities, and The Takeaway has followed this story since the AP began its s...

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Open Phones: Middle Eastern New Yorkers

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Listeners, what have you been hearing from your contacts in the Middle East region? Call us with your thoughts and feelings about the uprisings there. Plus, Debbie Almontaser, an educator and board chair of the Muslim Consultative Network, whose brother lives in Yemen, will discuss her views on what's happening in the Middle East. 

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Ousted Principal Responds

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Debbie Almontaser is the former head of Khalil Gibran International Academy, New York City's first Arabic-language public school. She's currently seeking reinstatement as principal in the wake of controversy surrounding the school's curriculum.

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Indiana and North Carolina Results

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Another primary closer to the Democratic Convention; has anything changed? WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell analyze the results from Indiana and North Carolina. Plus, Mary Tillman pays tribute to her son Pat Tillman in Boots on the Ground by Dusk , and Debbie Almontaser recalls her ...