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What to Make of the New Muslim Superhero on the Block

In late 2013, I heard about a then-upcoming comic series starring a young Muslim. Given what many Muslims are up to on the world stage these days, my instinctive aversion to political-correctness and multiculturalism (in certain forms, anyway) caused my Spidey-sense to tingle a bit. 300 more words

Existing Properties

Comics Review: Ms. Marvel

I’ve been on a Marvel binge lately, gearing up for Avengers: Age of Ultron. With the inclusion of at least two new characters we know about and some that we don’t… 299 more words


Fear of marriage (a story of a wanted arranged marriage within the family)

Growing up in America, away from traditional culture of Pakistan, Roxanna, is in a situation. She is turning 24. Just graduated college and looking for work. 1,963 more words

Short Stories

Filmmaker, blogger … butcher? How TED Fellow Bassam Tariq works to upend conventional views of Muslim life

Artist Bassam Tariq is determined to shine a light on the incredible diversity of Muslim life – and he does it by any means necessary. Known for his blogging project… 3,255 more words


Pakistani-Americans March Downtown To Protest Taliban Attack On School

(CBS) — Some members of Chicago’s Pakistani-American community came out to the Loop Saturday to protest the Taliban’s attack on a school in Pakistan earlier this month. 157 more words


Terror-Related Suit Delayed Over Secret Material

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Classified material, which has been disputed, has delayed the trial of a Pakistani-American man’s lawsuit accusing the U.S. 196 more words