After the Vegas Attack; I Am Living Life like a Straight White Christian Man

I am tired of holding my breath. Not breathing. Of praying Before I click on links. I’m tired whispering “Please don’t let it be one of us” Sighing gratefully when it isn’t Sighing stress filled when it is. Every time there is a major shooting, nay, a terrorist attack, I have to literally make dua’a. … More After the Vegas Attack; I Am Living Life like a Straight White Christian Man

She Had to Have an Abortion, but I Won’t Let It Happen to You.

I recently read an article on The Tempest titled, “I never thought I’d have to get an abortion as a Muslim woman- until the day I did”. The article physically hurt me. Reading this poor girl’s story, was one I wasn’t prepared for. I can’t imagine what the comment section looks like on that post. … More She Had to Have an Abortion, but I Won’t Let It Happen to You.

In the Warm Arms of Blackness: How I Found Healing at BMPC 2017

It has been about two weeks since I was in Philly for the Muslim Wellness Foundation: Black Muslim Psychology Conference. I have battled with my self as to how I wanted to write this. Do I write a love letter; thanking Sister Kameelah, and all the others who put together this conference? Do I do … More In the Warm Arms of Blackness: How I Found Healing at BMPC 2017

I’m Never Going to like Mona Haydar’s “Rapping” Videos and You Can’t Make Me

I thought we were done with these. I didn’t say anything last time but apparently, this is a thing now. Let me start off by saying I don’t know Mona Haydar. I’m not talking about her character or who she is; but I am talking about her videos. I will never like the videos of … More I’m Never Going to like Mona Haydar’s “Rapping” Videos and You Can’t Make Me

“I Got on My Knees and Cried” One Woman’s Journey from Agnostic to the Nation.

I want to start this post out with a “Thank you” to my sis Zewdy for agreeing to do this interview. It took a little while for me to get this together with the happenings of life; but she was so accommodating of me and my craziness. The answers given are all her own words, … More “I Got on My Knees and Cried” One Woman’s Journey from Agnostic to the Nation.