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Muslim-Majority Countries Need to Speak Up About the Uyghur Crisis

“I WASH MY HANDS OF THIS,” echoed the silence of the Muslim countries on avoiding the Uyghur crisis. Certain Muslim-majority countries have opted to for silence as mass atrocities against Muslim populations rises. Through the lens of the Uyghur crisis, this analysis aims to uncover the facade of “Muslim countries” existing in the twenty-first century. …
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No, You’re Not a Bad Muslim

No, you are not a bad Muslim woman. Am I dressed enough? Should I cover my shoulders more even if I don’t wear the hijab? Can I put makeup on? Is my hijab covering enough or should I wear it in another way? There are lots of questions that Muslim women might ask themselves, whether…
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Poem: The Return Of Spring

I once asked my grandmother  Why do bad things happen to good people?   She simply responded God gives the most hardship to the strongest people he knows.  Years ago   My parents fled a war zone   Left the sound of bombs and bullets   Braved the air land and sea   In order to come here   Build their homes from…

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ANTIDOTE by Amani

AMANI is sick of politics. Tapping in with changemakers, thought leaders and the most influential voices from the culture, ANTIDOTE searches for a cure to today's viral social issues. Let's face it: the old white men in power have no f*cking idea what they're doing. Video episodes available on Youtube.

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Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age – Simon & Schuster, 2016

by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

What has been the experience of the American Muslim Girl in a post-9/11 era? What would it be like with Donald J. Trump? Now you can have the chronicle of one of the most significant moments in our modern history right on your book shelf.

It is a blunt observation, reflective of the potent message she delivers to her readers, a skillful unraveling of the myth of the submissive Muslim woman and a timely introduction to those other, very American and largely unheard 9/11 kids who bear the destructive burden of that one day, every day.

The New York Times