“Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” Published at Angels Flight ∙ literary west

My personal essay  “Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” has been published by Angels Flight ∙ literary west on Friday, January 13, 2017! 

I am very honored that they also chose a photo I took while living in NYC to be used as their main image.

I will also be reading this essay at their event, “Wall of Resistance: A Post-Inauguration Rising Up & Reading,” in Los Angeles.

Excerpt: 

There’s talk of leaving the country. Jokes and serious conversations. For me, that’s not an option. I’m unapologetically Muslim American and proud. I’m not going anywhere. My family is Muslim-American. We’re not going anywhere. My Muslim-American community isn’t going anywhere. We are part of the fabric of this country, in all parts of life. That’s not going to change.

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Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud by Haneen Oriqat

 

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