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Mo Amer Talks Muslim Taboos and His New Netflix Show

Stand-up comedian Mo Amer recently debuted his new Netflix show Mo. Set in Alief, Houston, the show is heavily inspired by Amer’s background as a Palestinian refugee in Houston. Mo touches on themes of family responsibility, the refugee legal process in America, and the displacement that often features in Palestinian identity.  Amer was born in…

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The Flooding in Pakistan Is an Omen of What’s To Come if We Don’t Stop Climate Change

Since June 2022, Pakistan has been experiencing major flooding in the southern part of the country. By August 2022, a state of emergency was declared due to the growth of the flood across Pakistan. Pakistan, the fifth most populated country in the world, also has the world’s second-largest number of glaciers, behind only the Arctic….

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4 Eid Traditions From Around the World

Now that Eid al-Adha is here, Muslims all around the world are celebrating. A commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s (as) devotion and trust in Allah, Eid al-Adha is a time to connect with family and friends. Here is a round-up of Eid traditions around the world! Pakistan In Pakistan, families gather for a large meal, with…

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3 Must-Know Duas for Anxiety

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never try…

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The Hypocrisy of Runway Fashion Shows

The burqa is one of the most controversial outfits today. Countries from France to China have imposed some form of restrictions on the legality of wearing the burqa in public. However, designer Richard Quinn recently debuted his work at London Fashion Week, with models walking the runway in outfits that seem to be heavily inspired…

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Meet Fadwa Hammoud, the Solicitor General of Michigan

Fadwa Hammoud has been in the public service world for several years now. Immigrating to the United States from Lebanon at age 11, Hammoud lived in Dearborn, Michigan, known for its large Muslim population. Hammoud has served as the leading prosecuting attorney for Wayne County and on the Dearborn School Board. In 2019, Hammoud was…

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Why Halima Aden Turned Down the Met Gala

Although several celebrities were noticeably absent from this year’s Met Gala, one of the year’s biggest fashion events, Somali-American model Halima Aden’s absence was a point of confusion for many. Each year, celebrities come to the Gala for a night of fashion to benefit New York City’s art galleries, and this year’s attendees included Rihanna,…

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“A Pandemic in Residence” Is a Must-Read Book

At this point, none of us are strangers to COVID. It crept into our lives slowly, forcing us to move online, inside, and distance ourselves from others. We wore masks, sanitised, and socially distanced. However, what about those whose occupation requires them to step in? Those who couldn’t hide from COVID, but instead rose to…

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Why Selina Mahmood Wrote Her Book, ‘A Pandemic in Residence’

A Pandemic in Residence is a collection of essays written by Selina Mahmood from March 2020 to June of 2020, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Mahmood, a Pakistani-American, takes us through the experiences of doing her residence in a pandemic, and reflects on the changes in the world around…

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Here’s What Rep. Madinah Wilson-Anton Says About Her Historic Political Campaign

Madinah Wilson Anton made history as the first Muslim woman to be elected in the Delaware House of Representatives. The 27-year-old from Newark ran a progressive campaign based on equitable education funding and economic equity. You can find out more about Ms. Wilson-Anton’s campaign on her website: http://madinahfordelaware.com/ MuslimGirl recently interviewed Ms. Wilson-Anton so she…

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4 Ways To Destress

With university and schools starting session again — and oh yeah, COVID is still a thing, and the U.S. is basically a dumpster fire right now — here are a few ways to help you manage your stress. Practice mindfulness Do you feel overwhelmed with assignments, errands and that never ending to-do list? Try taking…