If you haven’t heard already, your favorite #MuslimGirlArmy created the first ever #MuslimWomensDay on March 27th! This day was spearheaded to celebrate and elevate muslim women just like you and I. In case you missed it, we compiled a few awesome moments when celebrities (both muslim and non-muslim) showed solidarity with us on #MuslimWomensDay.
American actress and comedian Amy Poehler passed the mic over to Muslim women.tweet
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shouted us out and acknowledged the diversity in NYC.tweet
Senator Cory Booker reminded us that a celebration of Muslim women extends beyond March 27th.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer officially recognized March 27th as #MulimWomensday by receiving the proclamation.
Author Khaled Hosseini showed us that Muslim women of all colors, ages, and sizes utilized a day meant to celebrate them for a moment to call out injustice.
Political activist Nomiki Konst highlighted a group of Muslim women that inspired her for the future.
Harris Zafar, national spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, clapped back at online trolls and reminded us what allyship looks like.
Minnesota House Representative Ilhan Omar encouraged us to uplift one another and listen to narratives.
Political activist Linda Sarsour emphasized that Muslim women come in various forms.
On behalf of the entire Muslim Girl Army, I wholeheartedly thank everyone that have been and continue to support Muslim women. I also extend my appreciation and awe at all the individuals and organizations that showed solidarity with us on our big day. With that said, I want to remind us all that March 27 is only one day. We still have the other 364 days to continue to show love for the entire community, including Muslim women. Pass us the mic and watch Muslim women talk back.