They are part of the national fabric that holds our country together. They contribute to America in many ways, and deserve the same respect as any of us. I pledge to spread this message, and affirm our country’s principles of liberty and justice for all.
I have found the more I travel and see, first hand, people of other cultures interacting with their loved ones, the more I realize we are ALL just doing the best we can, trying to raise our children, make a living, be happy and successful. Continue Reading »
I first saw Syeda from my balcony as she struggled to get her four-year-old son onto the bus that picks him up each morning for a special school he attends for his learning disabilities. I noted her lovely salwar kameez and guessed that she was from Pakistan. I want to make her my friend, I told myself, but did not know how to accomplish that. Continue Reading »
Salam alaikum everyone. I'm a muslim. As you can tell by my photo, I'm not any different then anyone else. Just trying live the american dream and raise my daughter . Trying to provide for her best that I can. I try to pray 5x a day. Continue Reading »
It's hard for to imagine not ever having met any Muslims. I don't have any particular stories, because I see and interact with Muslim people every day: I live in Fremont, CA, and they make up a lot of my neighbors. Continue Reading »
When a friend of mine told me about this website, I was pleased. But I have a problem. I'm a professor, and I have been privileged to work with and get to know many Muslim-Americans. So the problem is I can't choose one distinct person to talk about. So, I decided to dedicate my post to all of the Muslim-American students I have had and will have in the future. Continue Reading »