1Sahil Badruddin = ""Hussein Rashid is a proud Muslim and native New Yorker. As a Nizari Ismaili Muslim, he believes his faith guides him to do good in this world, to leave the world in a better state than he found it for his, and others', children. Hussein is currently a faculty member at Hofstra University and Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches. He is a contributor to Talk Islam and AltMuslimah; his work has appeared at City of Brass, Goat Milk, and CNN.com. He has appeared on CBS Evening News, CNN, Russia Today, Channel 4 (UK), State of Belief - Air America Radio, and Iqra TV in Saudi Arabia. (New York, New York)""