Tag Archives: Muslim

“A thought-provoking and ultimately moving story”

I am proud to share my just-received Kirkus review of Masjid Morning: MASJID MORNING Richard Morris CreateSpace (272 pp.) $14.95 paperback, $7.99 e-book ISBN: 978-1-5372-3327-7; November 10, 2016 BOOK REVIEW In the latest novel from Morris . . . , a pair … Continue reading

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Making a difference in the world

[This blog post was inspired by the county board of education decision to eliminate creative writing as part of the creative and performing arts program at our local middle school. For local people, here is the link to the petition to … Continue reading

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Helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent

Yesterday, the Washington Post had an article by Petula Dvorak that I thought was important to share, about Muslim Boy Scout troops in the Washington D.C. area. You may remember my series of posts answering questions about Muslims in America, … Continue reading

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(Part 5) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

In this blog post, I continue the previous posts (Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4), which I started when I wondered what stereotype I fit that would cause someone to think that I would welcome anti-Muslim emails. That email stimulated me to do … Continue reading

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(Part 4) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

In this blog post, I continue the previous post (Parts 1, 2 and 3), which I started when I wondered what stereotype I fit that would cause someone to think that I would welcome anti-Muslim emails. That email stimulated me to do some … Continue reading

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(Part 3) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

In this blog post, I continue the previous post (Parts 1 and 2), which I started when I wondered what stereotype I fit that would cause someone to think that I would welcome anti-Muslim emails. That email stimulated me to do some research … Continue reading

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(Part 1) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

When I recently received an anti-Muslim email from an acquaintance, it caused me to think about what stereotype I fit that would make someone forward an email like this to me. Since our only association was a recent rediscovery of … Continue reading

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ISLAMophobia was the topic …

ISLAMophobia was the topic of discussion at the A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) meeting last Sunday afternoon at Busboys & Poets Restaurant on U Street in Washington, D.C. “Truly conceived out of the mind of the community, A. C. … Continue reading

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