I’m in the Corvallis Gazette-Times!

I speak with the Corvallis Gazette-Times about I Speak for Myself, Obama Bin Laden’s death, and being Muslim in America. Check it out!

There is nothing too provocative in her essay, nothing that furrows the brow and causes one to say, “Gee, that’s odd.” That’s the objective, Fakhraie said — giving readers an opportunity to become better acquainted with a culture commonly mischaracterized.

“Somewhere I read that 60 percent of Americans said they’ve never interacted with a Muslim. That’s really hard to believe because there’s kind of a lot of us,” she said with a laugh.