Month: April 2018

Episode 29: Black, Fat and Perfect (ft. Leah V)

How do you balance the fine line of representing yourself with representing others? Ikhlas and Makkah bring on writer, model and body-positive activist Leah V to discuss the representation of Muslim women in the beauty industry, the benefits and the risks of social media and how to deal with the haram police.


Leah V, @lvernon2000, is a style blogger, content creator, model, public speaker and body-positive activist from Detroit focused on spreading style and self-love to underrepresented groups. You can find her writing on her blog

Episode Extras:

  • We were featured in NPR:


  • Music by Ibraheem Azam

Episode 28: Spring Cleaning

We’re back and kicking off Season 4 with a little Spring Cleaning! We all want to get our lives in order, but where do we start? Tune in to hear the lessons we learned about growth in our 20s, the steps we took to take control of our spiritual and professional selves and how to bridge the gap between who we are and who we want to be.

Episode Extras:

Check out our remarks at Columbia University’s 2018 Muslim Protagonist Symposium with Good Muslim Bad Muslim’s Zahra Noorbakhsh:

Music by Ibraheem Azam

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