This year marks my 25 year hijab anniversary. Wearing hijab for 25 years has never limited me. It has empowered me. It has taught me how to become a brave, unrelenting force against Islamophobia.
News flash: The man who has no political experience, has openly mocked African Americans and called hispanics rapists, has been elected as America’s 45th President. He has repeatedly called for banning muslims and was caught on tape promoting the sexual assault of women. This man won the election! During his acceptance speech, he said “I pledge to every […]
With the presidential election just around the corner, I can’t help but become increasingly anxious. I’m sure most of us have similar thoughts ruminating in our minds; what does it mean to be Muslim in America today? Will the results of this election change my “Americanness?” Will my children feel safe growing up in this […]