Voices on the Radio

Ny'Kisha Pettiford
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ny'Kisha Pettiford

"I walk a line daily between who Muslims are and what they are perceived to be."



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Samar Jarrah
Port Charlotte, Florida
Samar Jarrah

"…being a Muslim in America makes me a better Muslim. A more hopeful one."



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Wajahat Ali
Fremont, California
Wajahat Ali

"As a Muslim American writer of Pakistani descent, I've tried to encapsulate the tensions and divides that exist within the community but are rarely aired…"



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Maria Romero
Kirkland, Washington
Maria Romero

"Living in Seattle makes it easier to be Muslim, I think."



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Allee Ramadhan
Derwood, Maryland
Allee Ramadhan

"…I see man as pursued by the four horsemen of destruction: arrogance, ignorance, greed, and envy."



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Reuben Jackson
Washington, D.C.
Reuben Jackson

"I honestly believe that Islam has made me a more patient, less angry man."



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Basem Hassan
Franklin Park, New Jersey
Basem Hassan

"We are the fruit of the American melting pot, where the divisive cultures of our parents' homelands are foreign to us."



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Ibrahim Al-Marashi
Madrid, Spain
Ibrahim Al-Marashi

"I found that a better description for this dichotomy as 'static Islam' versus 'dynamic Islam.'"



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Feruze Faison
St. Albans, New York
Feruze Faison

"Being Muslim and a lesbian has not been a challenge for me…"



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