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Hosai Mojaddidi

I am a second generation Afghan-American Muslim woman…I am also a freelance writer and editor and lecture on various Islamic/spiritual topics. Who are you? I am a second generation Afghan-American Muslim woman. I was born in Afghanistan and moved to the United States with my family when I was two years…

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Melody Moezzi

[I] consider myself 100 percent Iranian and 100 percent American.   Who are you? I was born in Chicago in 1979. My parents, both Iranian, told me recently that they came to the US intentionally so that both my sister and I would be American citizens. Yes, I’m an anchor…

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Articulating the Muslim female experience: An interview with Tayyibah Taylor

Today we remember the life of an extraordinary individual who strove for the accurate representation of Muslim women, Tayyibah Taylor. Ms. Taylor inspired people from all walks of life, leaving her legacy with the award-winning publication, Azizah Magazine. She was a trailblazer and shining example, committed to a better, more informed world. In an interview from the archives, Ms. Taylor discusses gender, Islam, the magazine’s vision, and violence against women in the Muslim community with staffer Sarah Farrukh.

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