Yasmina Reality

This feature has not been activated yet. Install and activate the WordPress Popular Posts plugin.

We’re Running for Peace!

We’re Running for Peace!

We’re Running for Peace! Click the link to help us reach our goal to help children in the middle get the medical treatment they need. THE PALESTINE CHILDREN’S RELIEF FUND (WWW.PCRF.NET) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1991 TO HELP ADDRESS THE MEDICAL AND HUMANITARIAN CRISIS FACING PALESTINIAN YOUTH IN THE MIDDLE EAST. IT HAS BECOME THE LARGEST […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Re-Printing an Open Letter to EpiPen’s Frankenstein

Re-Printing an Open Letter to EpiPen’s Frankenstein

By on August 31, 2016 in social issues with No Comments

Reading this open letter from a mother of a child with a life-threatening allergy to the CEO of Mylan brought tears to my eyes. I am repulsed by the greed that has fattened bank accounts at the expense of children’s’ lives. This mother said what all of us are feeling- and unfortunately, she comes from […]

Share

Continue Reading »

French Burkini Ban Podcast

French Burkini Ban Podcast

The day after I published this podcast on the burkini ban, French courts ruled this practice unlawful. Some mayors still want to enforce it. Regardless- the global uproar on social media and the media had a huge affect on this outcome. France could not deal with the backlash. If you think your voice doesn’t matter, […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Be an unapologetic supporter of #BDS. I support #BDS

Be an unapologetic supporter of #BDS. I support #BDS

By on August 25, 2016 in civil rights, Middle East with No Comments

  There are some things in life you need to be unapologetic about. Some things you can’t allow bullying and intimidation to knock you off your heels. There are times to dig your heels IN- and #BDS is one of those things. This is one of those times. Please watch the above video. #BDS is […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Aisha: Scholar and Wife of the Prophet of Islam

Aisha: Scholar and Wife of the Prophet of Islam

By on August 23, 2016 in islam with No Comments

On the HuffPost Blog- I published a piece about Aisha, mother of the believers and wife of the prophet of Islam, may peace and blessings be upon him and his family and companions. Aisha is a willfully misunderstood historical figure. Most powerful, regal human beings are … Adding to my viral piece about Khadija- I […]

Share

Continue Reading »

#Syria #Aleppo

#Syria #Aleppo

By on August 18, 2016 in civil rights with No Comments
Share

Continue Reading »

I am a mom now, dear friend. And I am lobbying for your heart.

I am a mom now, dear friend. And I am lobbying for your heart.

By on August 3, 2016 in personal stories with No Comments

I welcome guest bloggers here at yasminareality.com. I am honored to have a dear friend, a Muslim sister named Rula whose thoughts are shared here this month.  Rula is a mother of 2 small children. A wife, madly in love with her husband. And also a woman who has not only moved a far distance from […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Translating All Lives Matter Language

Translating All Lives Matter Language

By on July 20, 2016 in civil rights with No Comments

Published on the Huffington Post- Black Voices. Americans as a whole are a patriotic bunch. We don’t stand for the idea of people taking away our freedoms. We will stand on the hill tops proclaiming how important our freedoms are to us. But what is puzzling is that when black Americans and their allies stand […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Pray for Turkey

Pray for Turkey

By on June 28, 2016 in current events with No Comments

What does terrorism achieve? It achieves nothing. It is not “radical Islam.” It is radical politics. How does terrorism forward any religion? It doesn’t. Who are the victims? Mostly Muslim. After spending a week in Turkey learning about the vast threat of terrorism from multiple political factions from the east to the west, this is […]

Share

Continue Reading »

I’m a Pomak. (What’s That?)

I’m a Pomak. (What’s That?)

My Muslim heritage goes back to the Ottoman empire when Islam spread into the Balkans. My paternal ancestry is Bulgarian Muslim or Pomak.  It’s such a minority, it’s still not completely recognized.  I’m a minority of a minority.  When hanging around mosques my entire life, finding a Pomak was like finding a needle in a […]

Share

Continue Reading »

Top
Follow
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com