About Umar Lee
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St. Louis Stranger
umarlee.com no longer ran by Umar Lee it was bought by some Russian. You can find me at the websites listed below.
Embraced Islam from the streets of St. Louis and a working-class home as a teenager.
Columnist for the St. Louis Evening-Whirl. Author of urban fiction and social and political commentary. Work has been mentioned in the New York Times, Washington Post and other publications. Featured on the Voice of America, Saudi Channel Two, and other media outlets. Recipient of a Brass Crescent Award for best blog series and former RFT Blog of the Week. Work has appeared in OnIslam, Islamonline, the Islamic Post, Muslim Observer, Muslim Link, MQ Magazine and other publications.
Father, stranger in this dunya, product of grassroots urban Islam, former student of Sheikh Abdul-Rahman al-Basir, boxing fanatic, Cards and Rams fan, recovering hip-hop head, cabbie, lover of the legal and fun, opinions are mine.
May be reached by email umarlee gmail
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