Do You Fear Me Now?

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Editors’ Note: This post was originally published in July 2011, and it’s the third in our #ThrowbackThursday series, in which we will highlight articles from One Voice’s previous print issues.    When I heard the word Islamophobia, I did not think that it pertained to me. Who would fear a young, white woman? The answer wasn’t…

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Emperor Leopold had many things to do as he was a rather a busy man. But this month, he was taking a vacation in Vienna, that jewel of cities so envied by those Turks who rudely knocked on its gates once every few years. His vacation was to be mellow…

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The Struggle is Real

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I’ve been struggling. I really have. And it’s all because I don’t know enough. Islam is getting significant attention in the media and many Muslims, including me, are not equipped to handle the attention, let alone respond well to questions. I don’t think our mosques are doing enough. We aren’t doing enough….

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Women Like Us

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The words that fall from the tip of your tongue feel nothing like comfort. And sizzle like venom on the surface of her skin. How dare you call her helpless. You haven’t seen her blood-stained hands, that didn’t even shake when they murdered her mind. You’ve never seen the body…

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A Quick Byte

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Editors’ Note: This post was originally published in July 2010, and it’s the second in our #ThrowbackThursday series, in which we will highlight articles from One Voice’s previous print issues. Enjoy this technology article published prior to the iPhone 4’s release! A hammer is only dangerous if used incorrectly. It causes harm only if wielded by…

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