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Muslim Ban Led Me to Islam

Muslim Ban Led Me to Islam

I came across Islam due to all of the coverage from the Muslim ban. I am a justice warrior for Equality and Equity for ALL. Initially, I was hesitant because people kept telling me lies about Islam and Islamophobic propaganda, which intimidated me. I didn’t feel I...

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I Dealt With God Directly!

I Dealt With God Directly!

How could it be true that the agency of a man, of any human being, was necessary for communion with God? Why couldn't I deal with God directly, and receive His absolution directly? Soon after this, I found a translation of the meaning of the Quran in a bookstore...

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Marry a Drug Dealer, But Not a Muslim!

Marry a Drug Dealer, But Not a Muslim!

What will you do if your beloved mother tells you: “I don’t care if you marry a drug dealer, but don’t marry a Muslim?” This is exactly what was told to Susan Carland when she was 17 years old after declaring that one of her New Year’s resolutions was “to investigate other religions.”

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How Did I End Up Muslim in Brooklyn?

How Did I End Up Muslim in Brooklyn?

When the Quran I had been reading, connected with the sound of its recitation for the first time, was like a burning desire was ignited inside me. That recitation, coupled with my experience living with Muslims in the weeks I spent abroad there, resulted in an insatiable thirst to know more about Islam.

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