"Being a Muslim isn't just one way," explains fellow cast member and event planner Nina Bazzy. "There are different ways to live life. We are your neighbors, your friends, your co-workers. Watch the show. Love us."
America's ever-growing Latino-Muslim population has yet to be estimated statistically. Latino paths to Islam are as diverse as Hispanic countries of origin and roots and derive from a variety of life experiences.
Immediately after 9/11, anti-Muslim prejudice was manifested as racial profiling, and failure to combat it has emboldened bigots to more open expressions of hatred directed at the most vulnerable: women.