American-Muslims come from various backgrounds. In fact, they’re one of the most racially diverse religious groups in the United States.
Shamsia Fallen is a 32-year-old bus driver. Originally from Kenya, she and her ex-husband moved to the US in 2005. After getting divorced, Shamsia struggled to find a job due to her lack of work experience. Today, she drives coach buses around the US for a living.
“It helped me to get away and have time to myself. It’s something that combines two of my favorite things: driving and traveling,” she told @emanhelal754 , a photographer who documented the daily lives and struggles of Muslims in the US after Donald Trump’s election.