Flying Classy

I haven’t written post in a while, and I think it is time to share a story. I have been doing a lot of traveling lately and feel extremely blessed for all of my opportunities. I was blessed enough to travel to England first class, keep in mind I am a broke college student. Unfortunately…

Are We Satisfied With Millennial Men?

My boyfriend hates seeing any text, that begins with, “look here”, because he knows I’m about to inform him about something he has done to upset me. The crazy thing is after I tell him the problem, I never really give him the opportunity to come up with a solution. I always rush to solve…

Coming out of Hijab

I remember the day my mother sat me down, and told me it was time to start wearing hijab full time. I don’t recall having much of a reaction, because I knew the day was coming, and in a way I thought I was mentally prepared. I was about 12 years old, and at the…

An Unfortunate Experience of Being a Black Muslimah

Like most young Muslim children, I attended Islamic weekend school. Islamic weekend school is where I learned how to speak and write Arabic, as well as the Quran. An unofficial lesson I learned during my time in weekend school, was the culture of Islam, how it is much deeper than a religion, it is truly…

Unapologetic

You never truly know what a person is going through until you have walked a mile in their shoes. As a young adult, I am constantly asking myself: who I am? I often felt the need to change who I was based on my environment and in the process I sometimes stunted my own growth….

Dating as a Black Muslimah

I consider myself to be extremely blessed, growing up in a two parent middle class home; living with an example of black love and excellence. My mother was married and pregnant with my older brother at my age. I’m sure she looks at me confused, why I’m still single and my idea of romantic night,…