Outside the Bubble

Four stories about people and places outside of the Bryn Mawr-Haverford community:

Samara Ahmed, who covers the Muslim community, offers a prfile of the Masjid Makkah, a mosque that has operated in a poor section of North Philadelphia since 1962.

Rebecca Shaw, whose beat is literary Philadelphia, tells the tale of Children’s Book World, a bookstore in Haverford that has survived the forces that have closed so many other bookstores in the region.

Ben Porten, who covers music, has a profile ofan amazing young man named Tyree Dumas, an inner-city guy who uses music and dance to keep young black males in school.

Bianca Heyward, whose beat is fashion, has a profile of a rising star in the fashion world: shoe designer Stacey Howard.