#MuslimGirlWoke

[VIDEO] Trump Makes No Sense Talking About Brexit

Whenever Donald Trump talks, it’s like he’s going in circles. On Wednesday, the Republican nominee gave a speech at a rally in Lakeland, Fla. His words were nothing but nonsense, especially when he “thinks that there will be a little Brexit on November 8.” Trump goes on to reason his thoughts by criticizing opposing nominee Hillary Clinton’s health…

#MuslimGirlLife

This is Where You Might Find a “Wallah Bro”

Let’s face it, Wallah Bros are EVERYWHERE! In honor of #WallahBroWednesday, this week I will provide you with a list of locations you may want to steer clear of in order to avoid a Wallah Bro woe. Your local shawarma restaurant, since his family might own the restaurant, let alone work there. Your college’s MSA (Muslim…

#MuslimGirlLit
During Sunday night's Presidential Debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump answered (not really) on the topic of Islamophobia by advising American Muslims to patrol and report any potential terrorists. It's not really our responsibility to do detective work on this particular matter, but Twitter was on the job with #MuslimsReportStuff. Here is a compilation of the best tweets! Hit the flip to check them out.

Twitter Roundup: The Best #MuslimsReportStuff Tweets

During Sunday night’s Presidential Debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump answered (not really) on the topic of Islamophobia by advising American Muslims to patrol and report any potential terrorists. It’s not really our responsibility to do detective work on this particular matter, but Twitter was on the job with #MuslimsReportStuff. Here is a compilation of the…

#MuslimGirlFit
test

Mental Health Is Not One-Dimensional

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, I asked public speaker and mental health advocate Ahmad Abojaradeh to share his story and why the acknowledgement of this issue is vital.   “At every speaking event, I am asked why I do this. Why do I stand in front of tens and hundreds of people and…

#MuslimGirlFierce

Meet the ‘Hijabistas’ Who Are Merging Fashion and Faith

On Thursday, CNN Style published this article about a group of hijabi fashion bloggers based in Stockholm, Sweden. The article documents how these young bloggers combine their modesty with their fashion sense. Photographer Elin Berge named her photo series “Hijabistas” which is a portmanteau of “hijab” and “fashionista.” The bloggers who were featured include Imane…

#MuslimGirlTV

Rami Malek Makes Emmy History!

On Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Rami Malek made history as not only the first Arab-American Emmy winner, but the first person of color to win in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama” category — breaking an 18-year streak. He basically killed two birds with one stone. “Please tell me you are seeing this too,” Malek…

#MuslimGirlLife

Dear Teachers, Learn to Pronounce My Name

My name is Ahlam Abdelkader and my name might be hard to pronounce for some of you, since you have to speak in tongue to pronounce the Arabic letters. When my mother named me, pronunciation for non-Arabic speakers was something she did not consider. All that mattered to her was that my name meant “dreams.” You…

#MuslimGirlTV

Watch 2 Women Drop the Mic on the Headscarf and Natural Hair

In this two-and-a-half minute video, Aaleeyah of CollegeHijabi.com collaborates with her best friend Bria to parallax the struggles of being a Muslim woman who wears the hijab and an African-American woman who wears her hair naturally. According to Aaleeyah’s blog, this video was inspired by the Muslim woman in France who was forced at gunpoint to strip out of her…