‘Becoming American’ Story #4

Zeyneb Sayilgan Zeyneb Sayilgan came to the United States of America in 2006 to further her studies in Islam and interreligious dialogue. Born and raised in Germany, to Kurdish parents from Turkey, Zeyneb saw herself as a bridge-builder; someone who can help build community connections and facilitate dialogue because of her “hybrid identity.” As aContinue reading “‘Becoming American’ Story #4”

‘Becoming American’ Story # 2 : Ale Balcazar “I didn’t know how privileged I was in my country, until I moved here”, said Ale Balcazar while reminiscing about her initial days in the United States of America. “You are labeled as Latina, you have an accent so you might not be smart enough,” she addedContinue reading

Available for sale @ Amazon.com PRAISE FOR AMERICAN MUSLIM AN IMMIGRANT’S JOURNEY American Muslim captures a remarkable odyssey of an audacious woman, an immigrant, a mother and a brilliant leader. It’s powerful and honest. It reminds us all what it means to be an American, how it’s up to each and every one of us toContinue reading