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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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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Creating opportunities for Muslim engagement: An interview with Farah Pandith

It’s almost been a year since Farah Pandith was appointed Special Representative to Muslim Communities by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. The office, housed in the US State Department plays an important role in creating opportunities for people across varying opinions to engage in crucial dialogue. We sat down with Pandith to discuss the role she sees her office playing in connecting the Muslim community with each other and a broader audience, both aboard as well as in the US.

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