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…Read More
[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…Read More
Award-winning slam poet Ainee Fatima spoke to Altmuslimah’s Shazia K. Farook about being featured in one of the most popular mainstream teen magazines
today, “Seventeen.” Ainee talks poetry, love, and her social justice pursuits.