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Is America Islamophobic? Or White Supremacist?

Is America Islamophobic? Or White Supremacist?

By on January 7, 2016 in islamophobia, social issues with No Comments

This is a guest blogger post. My mentor and friend, Abu Amina Elias, is a blogger at FaithInAllah.org or http://abuaminaelias.com/ where he addresses oft misrepresented elements of the Islamic faith and explains them as well as covers the most intriguing questions regarding Islam.  I’m so blessed to know him. I learn so much from him. We […]

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Donald Trump’s Marketing of Fear: The Blurred Lines between Business and Politics

Donald Trump’s Marketing of Fear: The Blurred Lines between Business and Politics

By on December 23, 2015 in islamophobia, politics with No Comments

I’ve spent my 3 decades long career in corporate America working for some amazing and successful companies. Success can be attributed to core business essentials: reinventing your marketing strategy on a regular basis; building a continuous revenue stream; and, turning profits on a consistent basis through efficiencies and delivery of a quality product and service […]

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I Stand by You, Larycia Hawkins

I Stand by You, Larycia Hawkins

Dear Larycia Hawkins, Words can’t express the deep feelings of solidarity and love that I have after reading about your story and seeing you donning hijab in support of the Muslim community who is under attack right now by the political right and their conspirators in the corporate media. At a time when hate crimes […]

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Guest Blogger, Sumaiya, on Islamophobia

Guest Blogger, Sumaiya, on Islamophobia

By on December 14, 2015 in islamophobia with No Comments

I’m so blessed to know a sister, Sumaiya, who is an absolute inspiration to me. I am honored she has chosen my blog to publish her piece on Islamophobia. Without people like her in my life, I would be lost; the world would be dark.  Thank you, Sumaiya!  May Allah swt reward you exponentially! ****** […]

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Tom Brokaw and “Banning Muslims” In America

Tom Brokaw and “Banning Muslims” In America

By on December 9, 2015 in islamophobia, politics with No Comments

I’ll just leave this here.

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How Muslims Should Respond to Donald Trump

How Muslims Should Respond to Donald Trump

By on December 8, 2015 in islamophobia, politics with No Comments

I don’t typically post overtly spiritual posts because my audience consists of not only Muslims but plenty of non-Muslims. But the video below is an awesome example of how Muslim Americans should be putting into perspective the current climate of Islamophobia, fear-mongering and fascist idealogy spewing from the GOP front runner, Donald Trump and his […]

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The State of Islamophobia in the Wake of San Bernardino

The State of Islamophobia in the Wake of San Bernardino

By on December 7, 2015 in islamophobia, social issues with No Comments

              It’s been a tough week. I’ve podcasted my thoughts once again. Bear with me utilizing this communication method. I click “record” and start yapping. I have no script. I only have my feelings and resolve about this topic that I wish to convey. I hope to get better […]

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Paris Attacks and Being Muslim

Paris Attacks and Being Muslim

By on November 16, 2015 in islamophobia, personal stories, politics

Originally published at the Huffington Post in the Religion Section. I have taken a few days to process the Paris attacks mentally, emotionally, spiritually. It rocks the core of my being on so many levels that I fear I won’t be able to express the complexity of what is inside me. I want to express […]

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My First Podcast – Muslim Guy Alleges Discrimination Against Bed, Bath & Beyond

My First Podcast – Muslim Guy Alleges Discrimination Against Bed, Bath & Beyond

By on November 11, 2015 in islamophobia

Hey- listen to my Podcast. This is a new, fun way for me to blog.  ~Yasmina

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He May Be a Brain Surgeon, But Ben Carson Is no Expert on Islam

He May Be a Brain Surgeon, But Ben Carson Is no Expert on Islam

By on October 2, 2015 in islamophobia, politics

Ben Carson needs to stick with his day job. Medical doctors are a gift to humanity; and, I thank him for his service. I thank all doctors for their service which includes the 20,000 physicians that happen to be Muslim. That’s 10 percent of all U.S. physicians. I thank the curator of modern surgery, a […]

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