Rose Hamid

Frequent guest columnist for the Charlotte Observer, President of the Muslim Women of the Carolinas. For more columns visit

Rose Hamid is a frequent guest columnist for the Charlotte Observer and Huffington Post, she’s also written for CNN. She is a Muslim American of Palestinian and Latin descent, born in Buffalo NY, now living in Charlotte, NC. She left the Catholic Church in her teens and started practicing Islam in her mid-20’s. Rose gained notoriety in 2016 when she stood in silent protest at a Trump rally. Her writings center on her experiences as a Muslim living in America. Visit for more of her columns.