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Think of the Last 10 Nights in Ramadan as a Championship Game

I love sports. I’ve always loved sports. Growing up, I unapologetically played Barbie dolls and balls. I know what you’re thinking.  Why is this chick talking about balls when she should be talking about the night of power already?!  I promise, I’m getting there; patience is a virtue. But yes, sports. I’ve spent three months out of every…

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Watch This Khalid Latif Video for a Quick Ramadan Recharge

As we enter the last ten days of Ramadan, it may be hard for some of us to enter it with the same zealousness we approached the beginning of the month with.  Some of us are struggling to keep being the best versions of ourselves throughout this entire blessed month. Well, call me basically any…

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#MGTop8: Yara Shahidi Chronically Drops the Mic

Yara Shahidi gets our Mic Drop superlative in our first-ever #MGTop8. The #MGTop8 highlights fearless changemakers that are making an impact on elevating Muslim women’s voices. To view the rest of our #MGTop8, click here. “Media weaves an international narrative that is often the touchpoint of a person’s first interaction with a concept or idea.” This is…

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Uncovering Andalucia and Replicating Spanish Islam

In Islam, Muslims typically greet each other with the phrase “assalamu alaikum” or “salaam” for short, meaning peace be upon you. Civility and kindness are deeply rooted in the religion: “And the servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth easily, and when the ignorant address them [harshly], they say [words of]…

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Meet MG Baddie of the Month: Tahira Ayub

Writing the July Baddie of the Month piece was super daunting to me at first. I was absolutely stoked to be interviewing such an independent and hardworking boss who has been a role model for me for the past year, but my feelings of excitement were immediately met with worry and hesitation–how could I encapsulate so…

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Read Books With Us! Introducing the MG Book Club

Hello readers and a belated Eid Mubarak to you all! To keep up that #RamadanRecharge even after the holy month, we are announcing the start of our new MG book club. Every month, we plan on reading a book affiliated with either women’s rights or religion. We plan on discussing content read within the staff…

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4 Ways to Keep That Ramadan Flow After Eid

During Ramadan, we bury the hanger hatchet and strive to be our best selves. For some of us, this is a month where we’re at the mosque almost as much as our own homes; we’re our most generous, our most kind, our most loving. And then Eid rolls around, and while we’re in those samosa…

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Women undergo facial beauty treatments at the spa on Daydream Island in the Whitsundays archipelago off Queensland on July 12, 2010. Australians are escaping the unusually cold and wet winter in the south of the country to holiday on tropical islands off the eastern seaboard. AFP PHOTO / Torsten BLACKWOOD (Photo credit should read TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Here’s the Eid Ready Skin Care Regimen You Need to Implement

If your skin looks anything like mine during Ramadan, then you know just how annoying it is for your face to be crusty and oily and everything- in-between all at once. And I, for one, am sick of the eye poop all over my poor lids. But, fear not! Muslim Girl has got you covered. We…

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Muslims Help Tower Residents Escape During London Fire

Muslim residents of the Grenfell Tower fire might have been the superheroes of the most recent catastrophe that struck West London. The fire broke out in the early hours of the morning, according to The Independent, and most residents were asleep and therefore failed to hear the fire alarms. Muslims nearby and in the building,…

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5 Reasons Why Hasan Minhaj Is the Best

With his new comedy special “Homecoming King” on Netflix, we decided it was time to take a good look at what makes Hasan Minhaj one of the best out there. 1. He was the first Muslim to ever deliver a keynote address at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. View this post on Instagram A post…