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An Update on the “Street” Incident from the Other Night

Assalamu alaikum, as the title implies, this is an update on the incident that happened to me the other night when I was on a walk with my son. My husband had left the house for Fajr prayer and briefly … Continue reading

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On that Anti-Muslim “Film” Everyone Undoubtedly Has Already Heard About

Assalamu alaikum, I wanted to write briefly about the anti-Muslim “film” that sparked the seemingly ongoing protests in the Middle East and other places that may or may not have led to the killing of four Americans in Libya. My … Continue reading

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My “Bin Laden is Dead but Maybe Not Really” Post

Assalamu alaikum, so yeah Bin Laden is (supposedly to some) dead, whether it happened this past Sunday or some other time. And I can’t say I feel one way or the other about it, I kinda have mixed feelings about … Continue reading

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“Hijab Is Liberating” Or Maybe Not?

Assalamu alaikum, I’d been all fresh outta writing/blogging ideas until I heard the NPR story, which Ify Okoye also blogs about, regarding women and (why they don’t wear/took off their) hijab while riding in the car on the way to … Continue reading

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Is This Really Necessary?

Assalamu alaikum/greetings, I really don’t feel comfortable with I guess what I would call trying to guess “God’s justifications” for certain disasters, be they man-made or otherwise. Just as I’m not comfortable with people saying that 9/11 or Hurricane Katrina … Continue reading

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Rep. Peter King’s McCarthy-esque Hearings Regarding So-Called “Muslim Radicalism”

Assalamu alaikum/greetings, I saw the, well, I guess it was the press conference after Peter King’s hearings on “Muslim radicalization”, yesterday. And though I didn’t see any of the hearings (and frankly don’t want to), I found the press conference … Continue reading

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Masjid Picnic

Greetings/assalamu alaikum, we had a community picnic at our masjid today. And I have to say it’s days like this that I forget all of the “issues”, etc., that I’ve ever blogged about or thought about regarding our community, and … Continue reading

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