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An Open Letter to Demand Justice for Shireen Abu Akleh

Shireen Abu Akleh, the well-known Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist, who was a voice for Palestinians in Palestine and beyond, was fatally shot dead in the face by Israeli forces — a piece of news that we’re all very much still in denial about. Shireen Abu Akleh was a Christian U.S. citizen conveying the news to…
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This Is How Imam Al-Ghazali Saved Me

If you are lucky, at some point in your life, a tear will appear on the edges of your world. And if you are brave enough to pick at the tear, you will be given a glimpse into the great unknown, where angels, demons, hope, and darkness exist — not as delusional of one’s imagination…
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Yasmina El-Abd on Her New Role and Female Representation

Netflix’s Egyptian/Swiss/American hit star Yasmina El-Abd has made a major comeback with her new role as Princess Safiya in the newly-aired HBO Max series Theodosia. El-Abd has been in the entertainment industry since the age of nine; she’s appeared in commercials, music videos, and musicals. She was also a TV presenter for National Geographic Kids…

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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.