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4 Powerful Duas For Grief

Everyone processes grief differently. The loss of a loved one or the loss of anything cherished is difficult, and the grief that follows takes shape in different forms. It’s a natural reaction; something that is part of life in this dunya. Death and loss is inevitable. There are stages of grief, and many different ways…

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Ilhan Omar Faces Islamophobia From Her Own Political Party

United States Representative, Ilhan Omar, was caught in a crossfire with Jewish Representatives from the Democratic party over her recent question where she supposedly piled the U.S., Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban in the same category. During a video conference with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Omar called for justice for “all victims of crimes…

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These 5 Afghan Girls Made the Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” List

It’s time to celebrate another incredible feat for the Muslim community! This one comes in the form of five young Afghan girls being chosen for the Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” list! The five young girls, aged between 15 and 19, developed a lightweight, low-cost ventilator last year to help decrease the shortage of ventilators…

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Did You Catch Our Digital Summit Panel on Sisterhood and Securing the Bag?

One of the many amazing panels during MuslimGirl.com’s inaugural digital summit in celebration of the 5th annual Muslim Women’s Day was about “Seeking Sisterhood to Secure the Bag.” A heavy, yet completely necessary topic, the conversation was an open and honest one featuring four phenomenal women: Amani Al Khatahtbeh, founder of MuslimGirl.com; Dounia, musician; Carri…

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This Is What Joe Biden Said About the Genocide of Uyghur Muslims

During a recent town hall, President Joe Biden made some very dismissive claims about the mass genocide of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China’s western region. President Biden shared his recent phone conversation with Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, General Secretary for the Chinese Communist Party, during the town hall. President Biden informed the public of their…

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7 Black Muslim Influencers To Follow on Instagram

Black History Month is here! While we should celebrate the many achievements and honours of the Black community — and Black Muslims specifically — throughout the entire year, this specific month gives us a chance to cast a spotlight specifically on them. In a world where Instagram has taken over and our lives revolve around…

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Biden Names the First Ever Muslim Woman U.S. Attorney

In a historic move, the new federal prosecutor of the Eastern District of Michigan from next month will be Saima Mohsin, a Pakistani-Muslim. Mohsin, 52, is the first ever Muslim woman and Pakistani to be acting United States attorney. According to the Department of Justice, the Joe Biden administration appointed Mohsin as the acting United…

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5 Contemporary Novels by Muslim Authors You Must Read

A good contemporary novel has a way of making you feel at home. The characters, the plot, the storyline, and even the themes are all ways for you to connect and see yourself in them. For the last two decades, several Muslim authors have published outstanding contemporary novels that deal with family, love, hatred, drama,…

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6 Signs of a Toxic Friendship

Humans are extremely social beings. We thrive off interactions, friendships, and relationships, and gain most of our energy from those brief interactions. Unfortunately, more often than not, our little circle of friends — or the people we associate with — turn out to be toxic in more ways than one. And we tend to miss…