The M Word Stories: Jabeen Akhtar

We are not a monolith group of people. There are layers to us, complexity to our experiences and identities. There are practicing Muslims, secular Muslims, and people from the… More

The M Word Stories: Kaighla Um Dayo

I feel worried that if I were to be too human, too real, to have a bad day here and there, it would reflect poorly on the entire… More

The M Word Stories: Yusuf Siddiquee

You can relate to being unfairly singled out for having a different religion, culture...But more importantly, you are a part of a super diverse community that transcends the aforementioned… More

The M Word Stories: Safia Elhillo

I choose to be unapologetically Muslim, because I’m tired and bored of apologizing for things that I already am. And so, why stop? More

The M Word Stories: Rebecca Hankins

It’s been my goal to make people understand that Islam is extremely vast and diverse and, especially as an African-American Muslim woman, that our representation is important and that… More

The M Word Stories: Hussein Rashid

In America, people are always finding ways to try to silence things they don’t understand. Right now, it’s religion; before, it was race. More

The M Word Stories: ‎Bayan Abubakr‎

The number one weirdest question I get is do I shower with my hijab, and that's obviously reflective of the fact that I'm both Muslim and a woman. More