Michelle Obama Launches the ‘Get Her There’ Campaign

Michelle Obama recently launched her new “Get Her There” Campaign in N.Y.C and Muslim Girl had the great honor of attending the event. The campaign will work to advance gender equality, aiming to improve girls’ access to education all over the world and end child marriage. It is a collaboration between three organizations: The Obama…

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Why Is the James Webb Telescope So Important?

Last week,  NASA revealed the most stunning visual images of the deepest views of the universe.   However, I did not see many Muslim magazines publish any articles about the impact of these discoveries on the future of the public community.  I believe this is partly due to the fact that there is still a…

Marvel's First Muslim Superhero
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Q&A with Iman Vellani, Kevin Feige, Sana Amanat and Cast on Ms. Marvel

Ms. Marvel is finally making her television debut and she’s already shattering expectations for your typical teen superhero. Kamala’s journey has been a longtime coming, since her fans have been following her story since she first appeared as a Marvel comic in 2014. As the first South Asian Muslim superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe,…

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Is Cryptocurrency Halal in Islam?

A question that we have all wondered about as Muslims is whether or not crypto aligns with Shariah (Islamic law). Some Muslim scholars are against cryptocurrencies and deem it as haram, while other scholars believe it is halal to invest in cryptocurrency. Although there is no official agreed-upon ruling from Islamic jurists on whether cryptocurrency is halal…


Muslim Woman Alleges Sexual Misconduct at BlackRock

Essma Bengabsia is a hijab-wearing Arab-American Muslim woman of color and was sexually harassed at BlackRock. BlackRock is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York City.  Bengabsia studied finance at NYU Stern School of Business and is  an intersectional feminist who adores those who have paved the path for her, including Rep….

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Meet Nesima Aberra, a Muslim Poet Writing Poems for Peace

The Peace Studio, led by peace educator Maya Soetoro of the Obama Foundation, is launching a new campaign, 100 Offerings of Peace. This project brings over 10 countries together with both known and emerging creatives in visual, performing, literary, spiritual, and musical arts to generate new works about what peace means to them, how they…