How to Support #NoDAPL on Thanksgiving

Originally published on JooJoo Azad No, this is not just a list of places to donate to. (Although that is important too.) Following up with Monday’s piece on Allyship Post Trump, we’re moving from talking about allyship to sharing concrete steps and actions to show up, support and perform allyship. And since today is Thanksgiving, I’d…

Me, wearing the hijab and walking alone, safer than ever. Photographed by Kevin Serna for Brownbook Magazine, issue 59, 2016

5 Things for Allies to Remember: From a Muslim Woman of Color

Originally published on JooJoo Azad. — First and foremost, I am sending love and support to you all. I have been receiving an overwhelming number of messages since the results of the 2016 presidential elections—some hateful (nothing new there), many notes of love and even more messages of guilt. (Mostly from white people). The latter of…