My African Self

I am an African, which is what I identify with and would like to be labeled as such.



A Question of Identity

Identity and Labels; Here’s my understanding. Identity is what you associate yourself with being while a label is what you get tagged as by others using certain criteria. Continue reading “My African Self”

Friendship With Opposite Genders?

Some believe spending time with the opposite gender is more than they can handle


Relationships. A connection between two people or more can be between friends, or lovers or coworkers, and others. Continue reading “Friendship With Opposite Genders?”

What We’re… Reading

Reading this book, I do not think I could withstand even a week in the forests


A Way Long Gone

Ishmael Beah. A soldier at the tender age of 12 in Sierra Leone is forced to see more than I can comprehend. He loses his parents during the escape as he hears war is coming to his town. This book written by himself is an account of what he goes through as he tries to survive in a country experiencing civil war.  Continue reading “What We’re… Reading”

What We’re… Watching

I have already diagnosed most characters


If you have been reading my posts you know I love to rant. So here goes another one on the “what we are” column. I will be reviewing Riverdale, a series show I am currently following. Continue reading “What We’re… Watching”

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You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say” ~ F.Scott Fitzgerald


Each of us has our own reasons as to why we write and each of us has a story we want to tell, this blog is our platform to share those stories . We the Muslimahs Ablaze team invite you to share this platform of ours to showcase your work, it’s not much…but its a start. We know very well how it feels to have a voice that’s not being heard.

We welcome all forms of writing; essays, short stories, poetry, spoken word, news, you write it we publish it, with full credit and acknowledgement to the writer. Check out our earliest guest contribution here 

We can’t wait to see what surprises lay in store.

Keep the blaze burning.

MA Team


Eid Salutations 

As the pilgrims arrive at Muzdalifah, Muslims all over the world join together to celebrate Eid Al-Adha, Feast of the sacrifice. In doing so, although we may not be in Mecca  there physically we are together in spirit. 

I pray we all get a chance to visit the holy city and complete the finally pillar of Islam. With that prayer in our hearts, we at the Muslimahs Ablaze team wish you all a Happy and Blessed Eid.