Islam Tag Archive

Hand Me Down Your Revolution

Memoir by
Aug 21, 2017 · 5 min read

I say, “I think we, as a generation, are unlearning a lot of toxic ideas.” She says, “Unlearning has been focal in my growth as a...

An Anachronism of Sorts

Poem by
Mar 5, 2017 · 6 min read

At first, I simply thought I didn’t matter. Not necessarily because my voice, being so soft, was ignored or spoken over whenever it...

Service for Humanity: My Experience in Baton Rouge

Haris Qudsi
Memoir by
Dec 5, 2016 · 7 min read

“That’s the house about a quarter mile straight ahead, and that’s actually their car right there.” I looked to my right, as we got...

Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 2

Story by
Nov 28, 2016 · 13 min read

Continued from Khawlah & the Newbie: Part 1 That’s my cue. Tucking my gum into the corner of my mouth to save for later, I step out...

Balancing My Muslim & American Identity

Memoir by
Apr 2, 2015 · 6 min read

My stomach clenched. Surrounded by an unpleasant stench in the gym, I froze with fear as my physical education teacher informed us that...


MYM Staff
Essay by
Jan 30, 2015 · 8 min read

Spurred by the tragic terror attacks in Paris, Muslims took to social media in January to positively reclaim the image of the Prophet...

What is a Good Deed?

Essay by
Jul 18, 2013 · 5 min read

We go about our lives performing good and charitable acts whether they are listening to our parents, getting homework done on time, giving...

Atheism Nearly Cost Me My Life

Memoir by
Aug 27, 2011 · 3 min read

Imagine being hunted. You cannot see your attacker, but you know that the attacker will catch up with you. So you run anyway. Run. You...

Amidst The Catholics

Memoir by
Apr 22, 2011 · 10 min read

“Why do your women have to cover but your men don’t?” “How do you know which direction to pray?” “Why can’t Muslim women...

The iPod Complex

Memoir by
Mar 28, 2010 · 3 min read

I walk into the Masjid and meet two youth (only a year or two younger than me). While waiting for our class to begin, I take out my iPod...

Wisdom From Unlikely Sources

MYM Staff
Story by
Feb 26, 2010 · 8 min read

Go to any quotation site, and you’ll notice that most of the quotes come from famous people. However, whoever said that wisdom comes...

How YOU(th) can be a STAR!

Essay by
Feb 1, 2010 · 5 min read

When you look up at the night sky these days, in your own city, what do you see? For me, all I see are a bunch of gloomy clouds. MashaAllah...