A feature on sisters Kashmir Maryam and Aisha Alam. Two sisters who are spoken word artists and who have founded a spoken word orgnization known as, The Strangers. They use their platform to dispel Islamphobic myths and to empower Muslim voices.
An opinion piece on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and the history of racial injustice in America
How American-Muslims around the country are responding to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic
An article about how American-Muslims can support Indian Muslims suffering under the oppression and injustice of PM Narendra Modi.
I was commissioned by Ramadan Legacy to write an article marketing their 2020 Ramadan Legacy Planner.
Excerpt: "We must never forget the evil nor the martyrs. The martyrs of the past have taught us that as our souls lay heavy on our chests, and as we lament in the name of justice, we must remember that our speech is vociferously more profound than we perceive it to be."
"Although crucial, individual acts of charity and gentle dealings are only fragments of the multifarious reality of humankind. The question is how do these principles set the stage for greater social reform, and what do these mean for Muslims, collectively and individually?"
Excerpt: " The recent El Paso shooting is a confirmation that rhetoric transcends stagnation and carries caustic consequences. If maliciously instrumentalized, it is a weapon of war, the finger on the trigger, a catalyst for pillaging."
In recent years, the American political sphere has been rife with controversial figures. Incontestably, the Trump administration has been the most audaciously Islamophobic and volatile administration in American history.
From implementing a Muslim ban to incarcerating migrant children under the guise of national security, to coining Muslim politicians anti-semitic, the Trump administration’s paucity of ethical and moral sentiments is harrowing. Its ramifications have reverberated beyond borde...
Islamic literature and tradition exude profound sentiments of mercy and compassion, interminably affirming that a community devoid of clemency is one bereft of faith. My Islamic upbringing and education have instilled within the depths of my being the power of empathy and compassion. It evokes a peace throughout the tumult of this life knowing that my creator has elevated my status as a woman and that my value is quantified by my deeds and sincerity, as opposed to a biological component beyon...
It is noteworthy to consider that Omar constantly criticizes the Saudia Arabian government but there is a lack of allegations calling her Islamophobic.
An 8-year-old girl and her family escaped a raging civil war and called a refugee camp home for 4 years. In 1997 they moved to the United States of America as a survivor of violence. She obtained her degree and credentials from the University of Minneapolis, where she worked as a community educator. Her love for the democratic process and her ...
One of America's favourite Imams delivered a prayer at Congress, so right wing news outlets decided to start a smear campaign against him.