How Could You? A Movie!

When I was in high school and still trying to decide how I would use my writing professionally, I imagined I could be a scriptwriter for movies. I felt that the “big screen” was an excellent means to bridge the gaps of misunderstanding between Muslims and those who knew so little about Islam. I also felt it could help dispel …

Is Music Really Haraam? The Myth of Consensus

Below is a post written by Brother John Yahya Ederer regarding the highly debated topic of the prohibition of music. We are reposting it here not to try to convince anyone to believe music is permissible or forbidden, but to understand that this issue is not as black-and-white as some Muslims claim. As with all controversial issues, each of us should do whatever …

Prom, Cheerleading Hopes, & Teen Sexuality

Interview with Umm Zakiyyah by Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi of Lil SoSo Productions (LSP Effect radio show) Umm Zakiyyah, daughter of American converts to Islam, talks about going to the prom, having cheerleading hopes, and being attracted to boys at school. Listen to the excerpt via YouTube or read the audio transcript below:   RO: Did you ever feel restricted as a …

Prom, Cheerleading Hopes, & Teen Sexuality

Interview with Umm Zakiyyah by Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi of Lil SoSo Productions (LSP Effect radio show) Umm Zakiyyah, daughter of American converts to Islam, talks about going to the prom, having cheerleading hopes, and being attracted to boys at school. Listen to the excerpt via YouTube or read the audio transcript below:   RO: Did you ever feel restricted as a …

I Never Thought It Would Be Me

Author Umm Zakiyyah discusses how she once doubted she could be Muslim, and how this spiritual struggle inspired UZ Reflections videos, podcasts, and blogs on spiritual crisis and rebirth.

BOOK TRAILER for Hearts We Lost

OFFICIAL TRAILER for the book Hearts We Lost. Live action. Professional actors. Background “music” drum and voice only.