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Oprah’s 2018 Golden Globe Speech Has Everybody Shook

Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech for the Cecil B. de Mille Award earned a standing ovation not only from the attendees at the 2018 Golden Globes, but from the internet as well. Her powerful words on the #MeToo movement and recognition for Recy Taylor, who passed away in late December, left watchers moved. This morning, the hashtags…

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India Pledges to Deport Its Rohingya Muslim Population

The Indian government has raised eyebrows after its pledge to deport hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims seeking shelter in the country. An estimated 40,000 refugees are currently living as illegal immigrants in India despite being registered with the United Nations refugee agency, about 16,500 of which have been provided with identification cards by the…

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Executive Director of the Dar Al Farooq Center Islamic Center Mohamed Omar, left, leads afternoon prayers after the mosque was taped off following the bomb blast.

Bomb Blast in Minnesota Mosque Leaves Worshippers Shaken

An explosion in a mosque in Bloomington, Minn. left worshippers shaken early Saturday morning, Aug. 5. The incident occurred at Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center just as worshippers were preparing for their early-morning prayers, at around 5:05 a.m local time (6 a.m. ET), and left no casualties aside from damage to a room. Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts…

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Malaysian Company Under Fire For Ad Featuring Blackface

A Malaysian beauty supply company has come under fire for using blackface in an advertisement. The video, initially released by Watsons Malaysia to promote Bio-Essence’s Tanaka Whitening Serum that has since been removed, shows a woman who is “cursed with dark skin” that disgusts her peers. Only after washing away her dark skin does the king…

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What Trump’s New Muslim Travel Ban Really Means

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order banning travel from six Muslim majority countries, overwriting his previous ban that was met with worldwide mass protests and ended in a federal appeals court ruling on Feb. 9. The revised order, which Democrats are criticizing as a “watered down” version of the first,…

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Donald Trump to Announce a New Immigration Ban by Next Week

President Donald Trump released a statement earlier today announcing that he will issue a new executive order “tailored” to work around a court decision that halted a controversial immigration ban issued late this January. The new immigration order will be released “sometime next week, toward the beginning or middle, at the latest,” Trump said. In…

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An ethnic Rohingya woman looks outside from a window at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Thousands of migrants, Bangladeshis and minority ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, have washed ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand since May 10. Thousands more are believed to be trapped at sea, and the United Nations has warned that time is running out to save them. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Why Is Media Silent on the Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims?

Your home is raided, belongings burned and family dragged away from in front of you. You stare into the eyes of army men, circling you. You are stateless and now unaware of what will happen next. You are a Rohingya Muslim. Earlier this week, Al Jazeera released a video of Rohingya women admitting to being…

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The #MuslimGirlArmy Care Packages Are LIVE!

Black Friday has arrived and so has the moment we’ve all been waiting for: #MuslimGirlArmy Care Packages! The first of our monthly subscription boxes went live this morning. The first 25 free signed copies of Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh have already been claimed. But, you can still get your hands on the…