Transcript of the interview
My name is Abdur-Raheem Mccarthy, my name before I became Muslim was Steven. My father’s name was Steven as well. So, I’m Steven the son of Steven alhamdulillah, or Steven the second, as we say in English.
I was born and raised in America, I am from Irish/English origin. My father’s side is Irish and my mother’s side; they are English. I was born in America, and in 1994, at the age of eighteen, I accepted Islam elhamdulillah.
When is the first time facing with Islam?
The first time I heard about Islam was when I read the book about the autobiography of Malcolm X. And the later I saw the movie with Denzel Washington, produced by Spike Lee, the movie Malcolm X. When I saw that movie and read the book of Malcolm X, that […]