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We are Not Exempt from Taboo Topics Like Molestation

I recently wrote a personal and emotional piece on being sexually abused by an imam when I was a child. I was nervous when it was published and was afraid there would be negative reaction from readers. However, it was such a relief to receive an enormous amount of support, encouragement and love. I also…

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We Are Not Exempt from Taboo Topics Like Molestation

I recently wrote a personal and emotional piece on being sexually abused by an imam when I was a child. I was nervous when it was published, and was afraid there would be negative reaction from readers. However, it was relieving to see such an enormous outpour of support, encouragement and love from the community….

#MuslimGirlBlessed

12 Books for Children Written by Black Muslim Authors

I often get disappointed when it’s Black History Month and Islamic schools and mosques ignore it. Many will shrug it off and not address the significance of this month because they don’t know how to celebrate it with young children. As an educator and mother myself, celebrating Black History Month with young children is important…