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March 2012

Mar 24 2012

Ibtisam Mahameed, Not Afraid to Speak Out

Peace Jihadi “If I consider myself a peace activist, then all my words and actions must be devoted to peace.For me this is Jihad, and if I die doing this I will be considered a martyr.” - Ibtisam Mahameed Ten years ago Ibtisam Mahameed decided to run for public office. It was a perilous decision for the 41-year-old, modestly dressed, Arab Muslim woman, married with three children. Traditionally, women did not play any role in politics in her... Read more »

Mar 22 2012

1000 Peace Cranes

The University Museum at Texas SouthernpresentsThe 1000Words | 1000Kalema ExhibitionA Photographic Odyssey: Messages from Around the WorldMarch 2—April 1, 2012 For Immediate Release March 21, 2012 MORE on What's your view of the world? Take a journey into other worlds during the month of March at the University Museum at Texas Southern with the 1000Words | 1000Kalema Exhibition, March 2nd through April 1st. “A picture is worth a thousand words, anda thousand words creates the stories.”P.K. McCary Join us this month for a series of events honoring... Read more »

Mar 17 2012

RIP Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria

Dear All, Greetings, Today we have lost one of the biggest and most sincere supporters to peace and love in the world, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria. I would like to present my deep condolences not only to our Orthodox brothers, but to the whole world in the loss of such a great man. Pope Shenouda was awarded UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence and or facilitating dialouge between religions. Pope Shenouda was the... Read more »

Mar 01 2012

An Invitation — Gallery Exhibition at Texas Southern University

For Immediate Release You Are Invited!What's your view of the world? Take a journey into other worlds during the month of March at the University Museum at Texas Southern with the 1000 Words|1000 Kalema Exhibition. In 2011, writer and peace activist P.K. McCary mentored Jordanian student Morad al-Jarrah in an exercise in peacemaking through a photographic competition. Join us this month for a series of events honoring this exhibition and work behind it. For more information... Read more »

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