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I Used to Hate Muslims - This is why I Became One

I Used to Hate Muslims - This is why I Became One

I hated Muslims, I thought all Muslims should die, and anyone who even resembled Muslims, in my mind, that they shouldn’t exist, they should go back to their countries… the common American idea of what Islam is, but that was my own ignorance and following the media.

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity

I Wanted to Bring a Friend to Christianity, Allah Guided Me to Him

I never went on like a journey to find the truth because being raised in the church as firmly as I had been I always assumed that I was upon it already. So what actually happened was that there was another revert brother that I went to school with, we were pretty good friends at the time.

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Not An Apology (Short-Film)

This film was inspired by recent Islamophobic attacks against Muslim women across the world, in hope that we can make a difference and put an end to these attacks. Why do innocent Muslim and especially Muslim women have to pay the price for the wrong doings or misguided “extremists”? Why do we have to apologize …

US Muslims... Time to Tell Your Own Narrative!

US Muslims... Time to Tell Your Own Narrative!

Give me a media without conscience; I will give you a nation without awareness. Perhaps this adage is suitable for the current times in America with the widespread of Islamophobia. Still worse, a study shows that more than half of the Americans have never met a Muslim in their lives. This combination of malicious agendas …

How Should New Muslims Deal with Racism?

How Should New Muslims Deal with Racism?

Never allow yourself to feel that racism is your fault. It isn’t. The person that is being racist is the one with the problem. The way I cope with racism now is to simply correct people politely. Don’t argue and above all remember that it is a test from God…

Embracing the Hijab as a New Muslim

Embracing the Hijab as a New Muslim

The newness of the hijab is often startling for new Muslims. For most women, you’ve grown up having your hair cut or styled to perfection. And now you’ve got to cover it completely so that not even a wayward strand peeks out from beneath…

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This American Filmmaker Is Breaking Stereotypes Everywhere

This is Iman Zawahry, a hijabi Muslim American filmmaker. Not only is Iman an outspoken filmmaker, she is also a college professor, zumba instructor, full-time mom, wife, and daughter, who tries to break down all the stereotypes a xenophobic person would have to say about her. Between correcting papers for her Islam, Media and Pop Culture …

American Courts, Media Treat Muslims Differently: Study

American Courts, Media Treat Muslims Differently: Study NEW YORK – A new study has revealed that American courts treat Muslims differently, giving perpetrators of ideologically motivated violence plot sentences four times longer than non-Muslims involved in similar cases. “The findings of this report build and expand on existing research, and provides quantitative backing to many …

Islam Broke the Barriers Between Me and God

Islam Broke the Barriers Between Me and God

My mom said something really beautiful. When I was talking to her, she said: “Well if Islam makes you feel closer to God, then I’m happy for you.” Of course there are some things that are a little bit difficult for them to understand and that’s normal…



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