2019 - Anse's Blogs

Courage & Commitment: The Femininity of Muslim Women

The term ‘feminine’ conjures up images of flowers and pink fluffy fabrics, soft smiles, and sweetly spoken words. Years ago, girls in...
Anse's Blogs

Women of Rabata: Leadership and Legacy

During Women’s History Month we honor our predecessors and now that the end of the month is upon us, I would like to honor some of the...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

Five Million Sent. Fifty Million Sent.

Allahumma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad… It is the asking for prayers and blessings to be upon our beloved Messenger. The one, who at...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

A Good Ending | Part 1

The Cherokee say, “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you...
2017 - Anse's Blogs - Anse’s Blogs 2017

Bridges!

Are you tired? Do your bones, heart and sinew ache with hurt for humanity? Are you making furtive glances over at the Muslim corner,...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

A Letter

Dear Trump Supporter, I am not afraid of you. I know you are good and kind. You brush your children’s teeth before bed and eat...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

The Rabata Ride: A Narrative Poem By Anse Tamara Gray

The Rabata Ride: A Narrative Poem By Anse Tamara Gray September 2016 In the year of our Lord two thousand and twelve I moved from...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

Women’s History Month: Lessons and Posters

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2016 - Anse's Blogs

Sifting through the Mixed Messages: Gender Bias in Islamic Studies Curriculum Materials

Sifting through the Mixed Messages: Gender Bias in Islamic Studies Curriculum Materials Tamara L. Gray University of St. Thomas &...
2016 - Anse's Blogs

Women of Rabata: Leadership and Legacy

During Women’s History Month we honor our predecessors and now that the end of the month is upon us, I would like to honor some of the...