20 Years Later: This Is How 9/11 Impacted the Way I Grew Up

On this day 20 years ago, we as a nation tried to make sense of the tragedy that occurred, on what should have been a normal Tuesday. We remember the 2,977 people killed, including 412 emergency workers, in a senseless act of hate on 9/11. I wanted to leave Friday as a day of mourning…


5 Millennial Muslims and Their 9/11 Recollections

In the 20 years since the tragedy that was 9/11 took place, a lot has happened. The perception of Islam and Muslims as being hostile to the West took hold, and several politicians have made careers off of their Islamophobic rhetoric. An entire generation of children who weren’t even alive when 9/11 happened have grown…


How 9/11 Impacted Gen Z Muslims

With today being the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we decided to ask Gen Z how they’ve been impacted by the events that took place when they were just a baby — or perhaps not even born yet. Our question: “If you’re a Muslim under 21 years old, how do you perceive the events of 9/11?…

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Stop Asking Muslims For Their Take on 9/11

Tomorrow marks not only the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, but also 20 years of unjustly forcing the Muslim community to be associated with Osama bin Laden and shoulder his burden when he himself was exiled from Saudi Arabia. What Caused All of This Mess? On September 17, 2001, Former President George W. Bush…