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The Problem With Being First: The Dangers Behind Being the Token Hijabi
Social entrepreneur, cultural pundit and digital strategist
When the day comes that we have a Muslim American woman make it, it'll be the day that her identity is just another part of her, not the reason she was catapulted to fame. Otherwise, we really have not made it. We just will think we have, and that's what needs to be changed.
Can We Talk About This?
Feminist, amateur photographer, and rock & roll fan.
We have a lot to work out as a community. If we can't discuss a two-minute video set to a Jay Z song, how can we expect to resolve the more serious issues plaguing our community, sometimes to tragic consequences?
'Somewhere in America,' You Can't Handle the Truth
It is a true disservice to the diversity amongst Muslim American women to simply tear down the efforts featuring a group of women, and leave in its space nothing but critique and commentary.
Why Islam Needs More 'Mipsterz'
Associate Editor, Huffington Post Religion
Why must Muslims be so quick to tear each other down? A look at the YouTube comments on the video offer a quick snapshot of the criticisms that Muslims like to fire at each other, the most common of which, is the simple assertion that something or everything about you is "not Muslim enough."
'Mipsterz' Creator vs. Critics
These Muslim Hipsters Have More Style Than You
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