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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,…

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14 Things Muslims Get Tired of Hearing During Ramadan

Now that we’re well into Ramadan, chances are we’ve all been relentlessly hit with the same tireless questions and comments that we’re just tired of hearing. In no particular order, here’s a quick list of things Muslims get tired of hearing during Ramadan, strictly for bants.  🙂 “….not even water?”   “….so, like, you don’t…

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Muhammad Ali Passes Away at Age 74

It is with great sadness that we report that brother Muhammad Ali, beloved boxer and civil rights champion, has passed away. Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at a Phoenix-area hospital.  NBC News reports that he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications. He was 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer fought a…

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New Jersey Lawmakers Introduce Bills Opposing Free Speech & BDS

With the Israeli apartheid in Palestine continuing, New Jersey’s chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on Jersey lawmakers to oppose a set of bills currently in state legislature that would violate the constitutionally-guranteed free speech rights of companies and institutions–including schools–that participate in the international boycott of Israel’s illegal occupation of the West…

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Is There a Government Blacklist Delaying Citizenship for Muslims?

Thirteen Muslims in Missouri are suing the federal government after claiming there’s a “blacklist” delaying citizenship for Muslim applicants.  The application review program adopted by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration, CAARP, is a so-called “secret” program that “allows them to basically presume that people are terrorists.” The USCIS counters that the agency doesn’t comment on pending litigation,…

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In honor of Malcolm X's 91st birthday today, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite--and most revolutionary--Malcolm X quotes. Hit the flip to check it out.

13 of Our Favorite Malcolm X Quotes

In honor of Malcolm X’s 91st birthday, we put together a gallery of our fave Malcolm X quotes.

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Is Iran Accusing Kim Kardashian of Being a Secret Agent?

Iran has recently stepped up their culture cop game, sending bunches of undercover police into communities to enforce modest behavior, like the country’s dress code, which includes mandatory hijab for women. The agency tasked with policing domestic culture and thwarting the influence of other nations–particularly Western influence–is the Revolutionary Guards Corp, and they’ve recently named an unlikely…

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This TEDx Talk Totally Nails the Muslim Girl Mission

Rutgers student Nouran Shehata gives an amazing TEDx talk on re-claiming our stories. She explains that an infographic demonstrating that the majority of media attention given to Muslims is overwhelmingly negative inspired her to champion the revolution of digital storytelling, and the meaningful global impact we have when we take back our own narratives.

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In case you missed it, a few months ago, actor Tyrese took to his Instagram account to write an open letter to Donald Trump, telling him, "You offended my Muslim community." Tyrese dragged Trump for his proposed Muslim ban, and compared him to Hitler. The actor continued, “Islam is PEACE….. THE ACTS OF SOME of ANY GROUP doesn’t justify you spreading hate towards ALL of my people in the Muslim and or Arab community…. I’m deeply hurt and bothered by your antics and hatred towards my Muslim and Arab people….” Hit the flip to check it out. And Tyrese?  Thank you. Image credit: Randy Stewart

ICYMI: That Time Tyrese Wrote an Open Letter to Trump in Support of Muslims

In case you missed it, a few months ago, actor Tyrese took to his Instagram account to write an open letter to Donald Trump, telling him, “You offended my Muslim community.” Tyrese dragged Trump for his proposed Muslim ban, and compared him to Hitler. The actor continued, “Islam is PEACE….. THE ACTS OF SOME of ANY…

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You Absolutely MUST Read This Amazing Twitter Thread Shoutout

Twitter user and spoken word poet @palestyria recently took to Twitter to create an epically heartwarming thread shouting out all the Muslims who may feel overlooked, forgotten, or struggle within our ummah.  We absolutely had to share, so check it out. We hope you’ll share these profoundly uplifting words, too.