In the fourth clip associated with the New Muslim Cool lesson plan, Hamza Pérez records part of his rap, titled "Welcome Home." Tell students that Hamza, who works as a drug and gang violence prevention counselor and as a spiritual advisor/educator to prisoners, sees "Welcome Home" as part of that outreach. How might the lyrics of his songs inspire listeners to create better communities or work for social justice?
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.