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It’s Election Season and I Have Faith

It’s Election Season and I Have Faith

Originally published at the HuffPost Religion on an Editor’s writing prompt. Great prompt, HuffPost! Thanks! Yasmina The 2016 elections are like none we’ve seen before. If you were to look up the meaning of “rock bottom,” the picture that would pop up would be the presidential debates of 2016. Typical political mudslinging has now morphed […]

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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 […]

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Happy International Women’s Day 2016

Happy International Women’s Day 2016

 

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Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year 2016

By on December 29, 2015 in personal stories, social issues with No Comments

As 2015 comes to a close, I want to take a moment to reflect on this past year. Personally- there are many blessings I thank Allah subhannah wa ta Allah for including the health and happiness of my children and husband, the blessing of having extended family and friends and even the critters in my […]

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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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Just Some Musings

Just Some Musings

By on November 3, 2015 in personal stories

As a 40-um-something ENFP, I internalize the injustices in the world and then idealize the outcomes. This is what drives my blogging and activism whether it’s tweeting or rallies or the #MyJihad campaign. I know I’m just a drop in the ocean, but every storm has its first rain drop. I will never stop being […]

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Guest Blogger, Faisal R. Khan, Talks About Being a Muslim American.

Guest Blogger, Faisal R. Khan, Talks About Being a Muslim American.

-I always enjoy the perspectives of my friend, Faisal. He has such a rational and profound way of expressing himself. He inspires me. I’m super psyched and honored for him to be a Guest Blogger this month on yasminareality.com. Follow him on Twitter at: @frkhan87.   Thank you, Faisal!  ~Yasmina ******** My name is Faisal Khan […]

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Islamophobia, Inc. Musings

Islamophobia, Inc. Musings

By on June 6, 2015 in islamophobia

The past few weeks, the Islamophobia Industry and its repercussions have created a lot of craziness here in the states.  There was the armed biker gang that came brandishing semi-automatic weapons and “F*ck Islam!” t-shirts and Neo-Nazi t-shirts to the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix.  Pretending that freedom of speech and our first amendment isn’t […]

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7 Remarkable Things About Khadija, Wife of the Prophet of Islam

7 Remarkable Things About Khadija, Wife of the Prophet of Islam

By on April 22, 2015 in islamophobia

Thanks for the shares and making this article go viral! It’s been re-printed around the world and translated into French, German, Bosnian, Albanian and Indonesian. It was also voted one of the top 15 most moving blogs of Huffington Post Religion for 2015.  Mother Khadija was truly epic. May Allah (swt) be pleased with her. […]

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My TEDx Talk: #MyJihad- The Struggle for Self-Expression

My TEDx Talk: #MyJihad- The Struggle for Self-Expression

Re-Posting for my new readers.  Originally posted by Yasmina Reality on May 13, 2013. My TED talk is published. Please Watch and Share. “#MyJihad at TEDx Talk! Powerful words by MyJihad board member Yasmina. Share with your friends, your neighbors, your kids. Education is the key. Darkness will not brighten darkness, and fire will not […]

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