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  • Commentary: Columnist's grasp on history is shaky

    Almost always, I read Mona Shadia's columns with bemusement and incredulity. Her mixture of Islamic religious advocacy and sheer naïveté is mostly harmless drivel, like the rest of what is printed in the Independent.
  • Shadia: God means love in Islam too

    There are so many lies that get circulated online about Islam that are sometimes printed and repeated as if they're facts. Some of them really amuse me, especially the one about how Muslims believe in the "Moon God, Allah." We know Allah is Arabic for...

    Shadia: Islam's influence on the Founding Fathers

    Even though I wasn't born or raised here, there's a reason I feel at home in America. America's principles align with Islam's teachings. In fact, America's principles are not just based on Judeo-Christian values, but Judeo-Christian-Islamic values. After...

    'Lord, keep our bones safe as we skate'

     'Lord, keep our bones safe as we skate'
    It was sundown in a mostly deserted parking lot tucked off Westminster Boulevard. The skateboarders had stopped, as they do every Thursday, to listen to the man with the Bible. A single lamppost shone over the makeshift skate park, where ramps and...

    Shadia: Muslims view Christmas with more reverence than you may think

    I had only been in the United States for about three months when I experienced Christmas for the first time. It made me long for the excitement of the holidays when they came around back home in Egypt — Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan,...