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How to Muslim for Dummies

Nabra Hassanen was walking from the typical Ramadan morning meal — what we call suhoor — to her local Virginia masjid when disaster struck.
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How to Muslim for dummies

Nowadays, I participate in Ramadan because I look at the month as a sort of juice cleanse for the soul.
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No, not even water

How to Muslim for dummies

Whether you visit a town riddled with Islamophobia or the most liberal cosmopolitan, Muslims have to deal with daily reminders of how they are different.
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How to Muslim: For Dummies

I am shoved to this podium when I have no right to be other than the religion I so staunchly defended as a seven-year-old and live through today.
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The irony in allegiance

Life in America was the only one they knew. Yet they were stripped of their identities and subject not only to incarceration by the government but also popularized racist sentiment among fellow Americans.
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Not famous, not a terrorist

Cutting Room Floor

I almost flung my laptop across the room this summer, surprised by the sight of a hijab on an American show. I couldn’t recall the last time I had seen a visibly identifiable Muslim on a screen that wasn’t playing the news. Granted, the new inmate of  “Orange is the
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Ramadan abroad

It’s my last week in Granada. Having been here just shy of five weeks, I’ve been lucky enough to make new friends with some of the most genuinely lovable and perceptive people I’ve ever met. Because it’s currently Ramadan, one of the happiest and most reflective months for Muslims around the
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