Speaking truth to power never has and never will be easy

I've long held the stance that there's a certain prototype of a Muslim you need to emulate, living in the West, if you come to prominence (whether it is actively sought or is a by-product of the work that you do). I don't want to add on to the false conceptualization of the "clash of… Continue reading Speaking truth to power never has and never will be easy

So this ended up being another “Year in Review” post. Probably won’t be the last.

i love cake because every new beginning comes from why do love cake? i love cake so much is angie’s list really free? why do you like cake i like cake because why i love cake re4nik harveigh the cow died give the reason why you like cake meaning of sacrifice in the 21st century… Continue reading So this ended up being another “Year in Review” post. Probably won’t be the last.

From the ivory tower to the purple hobbit-hole of blogging

"The best academics are really just autobiographers in disguise," my M.A. Program Director, Dr. Dwight Hopkins, said to me during my first (and only) office visit. We talked about our mutual appreciation for jazz music, among other things, and I took comfort in his words. I was a naive first-year who believed a two-year M.A.… Continue reading From the ivory tower to the purple hobbit-hole of blogging