Book Review: It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race

Mariam Khan’s It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race is an anthology of seventeen British Muslim women speaking frankly about their lives, from the hijab and wavering faith, to love and divorce, feminism, queer identity, sex, and living in a hostile environment. Asim Qureshi reviews the book that showcases voices too often… Read More

On Gangsta Rap and Jihadi Songs

by Asim Qureshi Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say But nothing comes out when they move their lips Just a bunch of gibberish… Dr Dre feat. Eminem – Forgot about Dre­ As the prosecution summed up their case against the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, they played a music video of… Read More