Naw Ruz marks the end of the Fast and the beginning of a new year in the Baha’i calendar. Naw-Ruz is a celebration of a “spiritual springtime” that symbolizes both individual renewal and mankind’s revitalization.
America’s Most Challenging Issue is a podcast produced by Bahaiteachings.org that features interviews with Baha’is in the United States who are actively building racial unity through building community. Hosted by Masud Olufani, this episode features scholar, filmmaker, photographer, and public speaker Justin de Leon. Justin uses his prodigious creative gifts to examine systemic structures of power, and how communities subject to the destructive machinations of these systems find creative ways to resist material and spiritual domination.
You can find more podcasts, articles, panels, and videos produced by the team at Baha’i Teachings on their website: bahaiteachings.org
In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.