The M Word Stories: Sana Khan

Being Muslim in America means belonging to a diverse group of people in regard to race, beliefs, careers, and backgrounds. This is a beautiful thing because Muslims contribute to… More

The M Word Stories: Faizan Kothari

The M Word seeks to elevate, amplify, and celebrate the contributions of Muslim Americans to our country’s varied and inspiring cultural landscape. Today, we share Faizan Kothari’s story on being a… More

The M Word Stories: Nasrin Akter

I grew up in a neighborhood of immigrants, where we all understood each other as multicultural and bilingual. We had questions about each other's cultures and customs, but we… More

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