Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wilfred Edgerton Little, Sr. (1920-1998)

  To those who did not know Wilfred Little, he will be remembered primarily as the eldest brother of slain black leader Malcolm X. However, those who knew him well, or even by casual acquaintance, will remember him as an extraordinary figure in his own right — an inspirational teacher, and dedicated community activist in […]

September 25, 2013, The Marc Steiner Show — The Aftermath of Al-Shabaab Attack on Nairobi Mall

The Aftermath of Al-Shabab Attack on Nairobi Mall We host an international news roundtable. We discuss the hostage situation in Nairobi, Kenya, the relationship between Kenya and Somalia, and US-Iranian relations. Our guests include: Sunni Khalid, veteran journalist and war reporter; Dr. Abdi Samatar, professor of Geography at University of Minnesota and President of the […]

Maaloula Sacked By The Al-Nusra Front

BEIRUT: A visiting delegation from the predominantly Syrian Christian town of Maaloula thanked MP Michel Aoun Saturday and voiced concern about the fate of their fellow town folk. “We came to thank Aoun on his stances and he is a man who always says the truth while some people tried to change the reality of […]

Ken Norton, Sr., The Unintended Champion (1943-2013)

Earlier this week, the boxing world marked the passing of Ken Norton, Sr., at age 70, one of the leading figures of heavyweight boxing’s glory years of the 1970s and, briefly, the WBC Heavyweight Champion of the world. But, perhaps, the title that will remain synonymous is the man who broke Muhammad Ali’s jaw in […]

“Crash Course” Tutorial In Store For Canelo Against “Professor” Mayweather

By any measure, junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is a boxing prodigy. Undefeated in 44 fights, the 23-year-old Mexican is a precocious boxer and a vicious puncher. When he enters the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to face Floyd “Money” Mayweather Saturday night, he will be the bigger man and younger […]

September 6, 2013 – The Marc Steiner Show — Syria, Should We Intervene?

September 6, 2013 – The Marc Steiner Show: “Syria, Should We Intervene” Home > Show Podcasts > International Politics > Syria: Do We Have An Obligation To Intervene? Syria: Do We Have An Obligation To Intervene? Syria, September 6, 2013 – Segment 1 We continue our coverage and analysis on Syria and ask the question: […]

September 5, 2013 — Syria’s Civil War May Truly Shock And Horrify The World

I visited Syria three times in 1996, the last time on an extended reporting trip that November with my wife. Of all the places I’ve been, the people in Syria were, by far, the most frightened I met in the Middle East. A collective fear hovered over the entire country like a thick cloud, so […]

LeRoy Aarons (1933-2004)

A renaissance man, before they invented the term, “Roy” was one of my early mentors. Only later did I discover what a great man he was. He was a consummate journalist, editor, correspondent, wordsmith, playwright, author and, foremost, an untiring activists for the right causes. He was a founding member of the Institute for Journalism […]

About Sunni M. Khalid

Sunni M. Khalid is an award-winning, multi-media journalist with more than 30 years of experience in newspapers, magazines, radio, the internet and television. A former foreign correspondent, he has reported in more than 35 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. He has covered wars, elections, civil strife, embargoes and […]