Following is based on an interview with a 30-year-old Muslim woman on May 22, 2012 near Chicago. For Part I, please click HERE. Four years ago, I was leaving Meier’s to go to a 4th of July party and I saw this guy with a shirt that said, “Allah Sucks.” He was getting into a pickup truck […]Read more "Interview with a First-generation American Muslim, Part II"
You may have read my post about deciding to take a school trip to Istanbul. While the experience was enriching, thrilling, educational, and cemented my love for the city, this one experience stands out because it causes great pain in my heart: feeling ostracized in a mosque. I have some ideas of why I felt […]Read more "A Letter to My Son: Ostracized From Islam"