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This Woman Is NYC’s 1st Muslim Woman Councilmember

Despite being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, New York City has never had a Muslim woman serve on City Council until now. We at Muslim Girl are proud to say that on November 2nd, from Brooklyn’s 39th district, Shahana Hanif has made history in NYC by becoming the first Muslim woman…

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Let’s Talk About Period Poverty

In the United States, 1 in 5 teens struggle to or can’t afford menstrual products, and in India, 88% of women don’t have access to menstrual products at all. They often have no choice but to use thin toilet paper, rolled up socks, and other low-quality items that are dangerous, uncomfortable, impractical, and ineffective. This…

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Why Juneteenth Is America’s True Independence Day

“The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity and independence, bequeathed by your fathers, is shared by you, not by me. The sunlight that brought light and healing to you, has brought stripes and death to me. This Fourth July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn.” —  Frederick Douglass What Frederick Douglass…