Mona Shadia wants to to tell you what it’s really  like to be a modern Muslim woman in America. How do you talk about your faith when your on your first date? How do you reconcile your piety with an abiding love for pop culture? And what’s the most fashionable thing to wear nowadays to Friday night prayers at the mosque?

These are some of the topics Mona Shadia, America’s first Muslim-American newspaper columnist will explore in her weekly pieces being published in a variety of Orange County newspapers. I interviewed her about what she hopes to accomplish.  Listen below:

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