Aisha Sharif of Shawnee is a professor of English at Longview Community College. Her parents converted to Islam before she was born and has Catholic grandparents. As a Muslim, she wants to clear up the misconception that Islam is a misogynistic religion.
Aisha Sharif of Shawnee is a professor of English at Longview Community College. Her parents converted to Islam before she was born and has Catholic grandparents. As a Muslim, she wants to clear up the misconception that Islam is a misogynistic religion. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
Aisha Sharif of Shawnee is a professor of English at Longview Community College. Her parents converted to Islam before she was born and has Catholic grandparents. As a Muslim, she wants to clear up the misconception that Islam is a misogynistic religion. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com

Aisha Sharif of Shawnee on being Muslim: Daily prayer allows ‘direct connection with God’

February 20, 2016 04:00 AM

More Videos

We Are Branson, Missouri 1:16

We Are Branson, Missouri

Passersby rescue disabled elderly man from burning house in KCK 1:35

Passersby rescue disabled elderly man from burning house in KCK

Mother pleads to the public for help in son’s murder 1:35

Mother pleads to the public for help in son’s murder

'12 Strong' (official trailer) 2:25

'12 Strong' (official trailer)

Raw video: Homicide scene in KCK 0:40

Raw video: Homicide scene in KCK

Fixing The Chiefs In Five (Easy?) Steps 1:02

Fixing The Chiefs In Five (Easy?) Steps

Watch: Baby aardvark tries its best to avoid scale 0:50

Watch: Baby aardvark tries its best to avoid scale

White House doctor: President Trump is in 'excellent' health 2:50

White House doctor: President Trump is in 'excellent' health

Silvio De Sousa on choosing to play for KU basketball this season 2:01

Silvio De Sousa on choosing to play for KU basketball this season

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors 1:03

Golf club's fans are 'horribly loud,' according to neighbors

  • We Are Branson, Missouri

    Branson, Missouri is one of the best family vacation destinations in America! It’s a destination with something for everyone. There is not one area in the United States that can beat the hospitality and friendliness that is shown throughout the beautiful Ozarks. Video courtesy of Branson Tourism Center.