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I was privileged to talk to several local news stations about the amazing lives of Deah, Yusor, & Zeezee. Here's one of the clips
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I am a member of +MuslimARC not only does this article explainwhy, but how you can get involved too in 10 different ways! #mlkday   #MYRising   #IamMuslimARC   #BeingaWhiteMuslim   #solidarity   #blacklivesmatter  
The Muslim Anti-Racism Collaboration is highly regarded for their work building and collecting tools "needed to creatively address and effectively challenge racism in Muslim communities". I first l...
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Overcoming Hardships. Break-ups, death, failure...how do you move on? Here's some expert advice, religious advice, and what I do to carry on. 
As 2014 came to a close I was quite dispirited due to many continuing hardships. Hardships that challenge us all like; health issues, unemployment,  poverty, separation from those we love. I am a g...
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When I started seriously looking into converting to Islam, my priest and I spent discussed this idea of blending traditions. At the time I said this was simply to help my parents understand my views on faith. Now I know it is really important to me that I never hurt the traditions of my past nor dis
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...And a Happy New Year to you too! Sorry to start the new year with negativity, but to me, avoiding resolutions is a worthwhile pursuit.  My future is between God and me not to be left up to wishf...
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Featuring first time exclusive interviews with close friends of the victims from the Chapel Hill shootings.
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Hijab is more than a mere piece of cloth; it is modesty in word, thought, and deed. Read more at: http://jillianpikora.com/
Happy World Hijab Day, but let's talk about the meaning of hijab. I love my hijabi sisters. I adore wearing hijab and trying new styles. I love the ultra-modesty hijabers to the hijabinistas, but s...
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Today marks the official launch of #action2015  to help create the SDG and make #2030now  Learn more about what this means and how you can get involved @ jillianpikora.com
Curious about the trending twitter and intagram topic "#action2015." Here is the who, what, when, where, why, and how of Action2015. Who? You! Well really everyone, especially youth. because by the...
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January 7th, I turned 26. That’s right, I am officially in my late twenties. I still look forward to birthdays. I like the cake, the presents, a special dinner with my family, and the birthday wishes from my friends and co-workers. Read more...http://jillianpikora.com/
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My latest piece is a humorous letter/list to Muslims that question my hijab. Enjoy, like, share! http://www.comingoffaith.com/humor/things-you-should-never-say-to-a-hijabi/?hvid=5aWuJk
I know it mesmerizes many. The mystique of the unknown, the allure of the unusual, the fascination with the strange. They’re just burning to ask me about it and see what is underneath. Who are the “they” I’m referring to? Muslims. I think it is time I publicly address these concerns.
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3 Things You Should Never Say to a Hijabi | Coming of Faith
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It’s one thing when young girls ask me to show them how I wear my hijab. It's another when you're over 40.

brown skin, city streets | Coming of Faith
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“don’t smile, and you dare not laugh with your mouth open.” Was this her way of telling us how to avoid rape?

I Celebrate Christmas | Coming of Faith
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It's not really a secret anymore since I am telling all of you, but for many Muslims, celebrating Christmas is something to hide.

30 Muslim Women Writers, Telling Our Own Stories: A Tayyibah Taylor Tribute
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When Sister Tayyibah passed, my timeline became flooded with posts about her. They weren’t the typical “a hero has fallen” posts. They were

World Hijab Day
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By Jillian Pikora (Writer, Political Scientist) “Have you always been in our class?” One of my classmates asked me that during my Summer int

Good Deeds Day
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Pumping up the volume of good in the world. Together.