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It is Who I Am

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It is Who I Am

The nightmares were so real. In them, I am walking around in broad daylight amongst the general public, when suddenly I realize something is wrong. I run around, hiding behind big structures, thinking everyone is going to see me. I make it to a deserted alleyway, and then run through the woods cautiously. I take cover behind the trees, my eyes darting about madly, trying to make sure there is no human life in the vicinity, only moving when I feel it is safe. Finally, I reach the precipice of the field and know it’s a few blocks until I can feel safe because the area is open, and there is nothing to hide behind. I’ll have to run as fast as I can and pray that no one sees me. So, I put my hands over my head, trying desperately to cover my exposed hair, close my eyes, and race blindly through the streets to the house I know so well. And then I wake up, feeling exposed, never knowing who may or may not have seen me without my hijab.

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Website Launch

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Website Launch

Bismillah. Today marks the beginning of IGIC on the web, and we are grateful to Allah for allowing us to get this far. We are also grateful to all our hard-working staff members, and for the support of our sisters and brothers everywhere. Please bear with (and kindly report) any glitches you might see, and […]

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More than the Average Question

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More than the Average Question

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh to all our sisters and brothers. And welcome, dear readers, to the launch of “I Got It Covered,” the personal website about hijab and the women who wear it.

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