activism

Nura Maznavi

Things that I’m most proud of: the publication of Love, InshAllah and Salaam, Love and passing the California State Bar. Who are you? I am a Sri Lankan American California girl – I grew up in Southern California and have bounced around a bit since college, including DC, San Francisco,…

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Lena Khan

…I’m making a feature film, a dramatic comedy entitled THE TIGER HUNTER. First, I hope that it will simply be an entertaining and compelling film that will captivate audiences. But also, I want audiences to be exposed to a cast more diverse than they are used to – containing Chicanos,…

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Zahra Noorbakhsh

Spiritually, I am still very much Muslim and I invite others to establish their own definitions as well. The more complicated it gets, the more we break the monolith.   Who are you? I am a Muslim Feminist Iranian-American comedian. I love introducing myself that way on stage. Everyone in…

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Jennifer Zobair

I’m a debut author, a proud mother, a recovering attorney, and a Muslim feminist. Who are you? I’m a debut author, a proud mother, a recovering attorney, and a Muslim feminist. I grew up in Iowa, the daughter of a teacher and a doctor. Even though I was in a…

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Rohina Malik

It’s interesting how that painful day became the seed that would later become Unveiled. Art can sometimes be inspired by the things that are ugly and scare us.   Who are you? Growing up in London, as the daughter of South Asian immigrants, racism was intense.  When I turned fifteen, I moved to…

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