Ramadan as told by Usman 

   In order to gain a better perspective, I asked my good friend Usman to write about what fasting and Ramadan truly means to him. Here it is, enjoy.    When thinking of what to write about Ramadan, the following came to my mind; Family, generosity, friends, selflessness, piety and determination.  These are the values…

7 days of fasting reflection 

Written last week but due to no internet I’ve unfortunately experienced a delay in publishing. Enjoy!  It’s officially been one week since I’ve begun fasting for eight hours throughout the day. As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I became inspired to fast (for non religious reasons) after speaking to my Muslim friend Usman…

This hurts my heart

“Then the train left, and I walked away, and waited for the next train. I went home and didn’t mention what happened to anyone, not even my wife and children.” ‘What was I meant to say to my children? That Dad was pushed and shoved in the Metro because he’s black? That’s hopeless.” …. This…