Oh, *That’s* How You Pronounce It

September 10, 2016

I was wondering what to write about so I figured I’d google “Muslim” to see what was up these days. Honestly, I already know what’s going on for the most part just by scrolling through my Facebook feed and my own general knowledge. Currently, the Hajj pilgrimage is happening right now in Saudi Arabia and […]

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Traveling While Muslim – Interview With Haroon Moghul

October 10, 2014

A couple of years ago, my sister and I were part of a “Islamic Heritage” tour in Spain with about 40 people. Haroon Moghul was our illustrious tour guide, painting the history of a particular place as we made our way through Andalucia. His lectures throughout the journey enhanced the trip and for me, instilled […]

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Turns Out You Can’t Trust Everyone

July 7, 2009

Last week, I was in a little car incident. I thought I didn’t have to worry about anything. It was most likely going to be 50-50 so I didn’t dwell on it too much, especially since there wasn’t a disagreement between the other lady and me on how things played out. However, it turned out […]

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Presenting The New Muslim Cool

April 30, 2009

In New Muslim Cool, filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor presents a look at the life of Puerto Rican American Hamza Perez over a period of a few years in Pittsburgh as he and other members of the community work to establish a Muslim community. Born Jason, Hamza used to be a drug dealer in Massachusetts before […]

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Thoughts on Britz and Muslims

December 4, 2008

BBC America recently televised a British miniseries called Britz, a drama serial that follows a Muslim brother and sister as their paths in life take decidedly different turns. Sohail, a law student in London joins the Mi5 while his sister Nasima, a med student in Leeds, takes company with extremists. Britz is made up of […]

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Obama – We get it, you’re not Muslim

February 29, 2008

A lot of people have already said what there is to say about Obama vehemently denying that he’s Muslim. Fine, he’s not Muslim but the way he is going about it is leaving a bit of a bad taste to those of us who are Muslim. Naomi Klein, of No Logo and Shock Doctrine fame, […]

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Poll: Muslims prefer a democracy. . . just not yours

February 27, 2008

Muslims prefer a democracy? They condemn the acts of 9/11?? Get out! The Gallup polling agency released the results of a survey that began soon after the events of 9/11 to determine what the heck it is that those crazy Moslems think. They surveyed about 50,000 Muslims from 35 countries and found that the religion […]

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