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#MuslimWomensDay is an Official Day in Florida

Featured photo:  CAIR-Florida’s Orlando Regional Director, Rasha Mubarak, alongside Orlando’s Muslim Women’s Organization members, with Orlando’s mayor, Mayor Buddy Dyer.  Photo credit:  Instagram, @rashamk We here at MG have some exciting news to share!  Our Muslim Girl initiative, the first inaugural #MuslimWomensDay, has been declared an official day for the city of Orlando, and for the entire…

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Poem: Self Hatred Is a Form of Survival

Like all kids, I was born with the fitr of Allah. I was born Muslim, but my parents changed my religion Because a slavemaster changed that of my father’s father before him. And my biological mother, she was American, second generation. She’s “white,” she’s American She is not of any other nations, She insists. But…

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I’m a Muslim Woman & I’m Not “With Her”

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions/beliefs of Muslim Girl. However, Muslim Girl encourages all its readers to exercise your civic duty and vote. *** My grandfather always said the lesser of two evils is still evil. He was right. It’s something I want Muslim Americans – all Americans, really – to think about….

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? It’s Here! The #MuslimGirlBook Has Arrived!

Today is the day.  Seriously, it’s LIT(erature)! Muslim Girl:  A Coming of Age, by Muslim Girl’s founder, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, is now available everywhere books are sold.  You can grab your copy at Amazon (shoutout to their free same day delivery!), on iTunes, in store at Barnes & Noble, or wherever you like to buy your…

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8 Modern Advancements the Moors Brought to Europe

Because our history books usually favor the oppressors, we’ve all been taught some huge “white lies” (pun intended) about Black history.  This video sets the record straight, and details eight advancements the Moorish people brought to Europe; it was actually the Moors and their advancements that brought Europe out of the Dark Ages. Black lives matter.

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WTF: Newt Gingrich Wants to Surveil, Test, and Deport Muslims

Following yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Nice, France, Newt Gingrich appeared on Fox News with Sean Hannity, calling for more surveillance against American Muslims, and saying that any Muslim who believes in Sharia law should be required to leave the country, and deported. “Western civilization is in a war. We should frankly test every person here…

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Here’s What We Know About the Nice, France Terror Attack

Yesterday, a horrific attack on France took place. A man was alleged to have driven a 19 ton truck into crowds gathered for Bastille Day festivities in the French Riviera city of Nice.  Eighty four people were killed, including 10 children, and many others were injured. The death toll may unfortunately rise, as there are still hundreds…

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Let’s Tell Ludacris Why He Shouldn’t Perform at Guantanamo Bay

Within the last twenty-four hours, The Independent broke the news that the Grammy winning actor/rapper Ludacris will be performing at the controversial Guantanamo Bay military for their Fourth of July festivities. He’s slated to headline their “Freedom Festival,” where he’ll perform for a crowd of about 6,000 military personnel. >WHILE WE RESPECT AND APPRECIATE OUR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND…

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[EXCLUSIVE] Yuna Just Dished Some Major Keys To Muslim Girl

Muslim Girl had the chance to have a sit-down with Malaysian-born pop star Yuna, who recently released her latest album, the critically-acclaimed Chapters, which boasts appearances from Usher and Jhene Aiko.  Since then, Rolling Stone has rated Chapters amongst the top R&B albums of 2016, putting our girl Yuna alongside the likes of Beyonce and Rihanna. Yuna sat down…

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Israeli Forces Clash With Worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Earlier this morning, Israeli police forces stormed Al-Aqsa mosque, unleashing teargas, rubber bullets, and sound grenades on the worshippers. Earlier reports from the Palestinian News Network reported that there were five Palestinians injured, but subsequent reports have upped the number to eight Palestinians injured by the rubber bullets and teargas. Instagram user Abbas Sarsour, known…

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Apparently, It’s Time to #Brexit the European Union

Plot twist:  The people who basically invaded & colonized 90% of the world decided they wanted independence from the consequences of their imperialism. In the early morning hours before suhoor, the Internet–and the British pound, and consequently, the world’s economy–have all plummeted to the depths of despair as the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union…

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21 Beautiful Duas From the Quran

Dua, an Arabic word that literally means supplication or invocation, is one of the most powerful tools a Muslim has at his or her disposal. Making dua is a conversation with God.  It’s a time to ask God to grant your requests, both large and small, for both here and the hereafter.  The Prophet, pbuh,…