“Tehran and Portland: Cities of Light” tells the stories of two young Baha’i couples. One couple lives in Iran, and the other one in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. One couple faces severe religious persecution, and the other one the destructive forces which operate in every society. However, they strive to rise above the [...]
Ms. Deas talks about the empowering effect of the Baha’i Writings and membership in the community. Daughter of a South Carolina farmer, she is now the first African-American Interim Dean of a medical school in the United States.
“The Baha’is are a religious minority in Iran. They are systematically imprisoned, tortured and killed by the Iranian government. The Islamic regime forbids the Baha’is to study or teach in Iranian universities. But the Baha’is do teach, and they do study. Since 1987 the Baha’is started BIHE, an underground university with hundreds of students in [...]
Battling addiction and apathy, Mercy wasn’t sure where his life was headed until he realized there were people in the world who were worse off than him. For more information, please visit: http://www.bahai.us/
This video is about one woman who joins the Baha’i Faith for the principles of one God, one religion of God, and one human family. She starts a Baha’i history class on the topic of gender equality in her neighborhood. For more information, please visit: http://www.bahai.us/
“To Serve Humanity” – youth discuss contributing to the betterment of society in a series of short films, released one year after conferences for young people throughout the world. To Serve Humanity explores, through the diverse voices of a few of the 80,000 young people who participated in the 114 gatherings, the ways in which [...]
Tod Ewing, author of “Building Cultural Bridges,” “Toward Oneness,” and “Seeing Heaven in the Face of Black Men,” discusses the Bahá’í approach to healing racism.