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Watch: Who Was Involved In the Siege of the U.S. Capitol?

Startling revelations have come forward regarding the insurrection at the Capitol. Among those who have been arrested have been retired military veterans, retired and/or firefighters and police officers, a school therapist, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and a realtor who flew to D.C. on a private jet. Two on-duty Capitol police officers are suspended and…

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Is Fast Fashion Unethical?

Fast fashion is a high-paced and profitable industry that has taken the world by storm, in both positive and negative ways.  Consumers are drawn to fast fashion brands as they replicate high-end clothing straight off the runway with the ability to be designed and produced in a quick and low-cost manner. This allows customers to…

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Why the Capitol Rioters Shouldn’t Be Called “Terrorists”

Recently, Twitter user @HarshaWalia wrote a great thread about why the insurrectionists who rioted at the Capitol shouldn’t be referred to as terrorists. My instant reaction was one of shock — “How are they not terrorists?!” However, after reading her thread, there are some compelling points, especially for those of us interested in ending —…

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8 Great Muslim Podcasts For Your Playlist

With so many Muslim podcasts out there, you’re sure to find one you love. Whether you’re seeking a deeper spiritual connection to the fundamental texts of Islam or you’re looking for practical and personalized advice for the modern Muslim, these podcasts have it all. Plug in! 1) Hijabi Diaries The first podcast on our list…

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10 of the Best Reactions to Trump’s Twitter Ban

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the dangerous to democracy man-child in the Oval Office was banned from Twitter, finally, after four years of inciting hatred among his followers. Twitter, naturally, brought its best jokes for a day we’ve all been waiting for. Here are 10 of our favorites. Now we all have…

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5 of the Top Tweets About the #DCRiots

On January 6th, gobs of Trump’s goons stormed the Capitol. The “Blue Lives Matter” supporters then beat an officer to death, looted, rioted, and engaged in other acts of thuggery. Of course, you know it wasn’t going down without some memes. Humor is a great coping mechanism…and these tweets aren’t without some truth. Check out…

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Heidi Grant speaks at TEDSalon: Rethink, in partnership with Brightline at TED World Theater, June 6, 2019, New York, NY. Photo: Jasmina Tomic / TED

How to Ask for Help and Get a “Yes”

Everyone needs help sometimes. Asking for help can be challenging, and being vulnerable enough to do so can be uncomfortable. In this TED Talk, social psychologist Heidi Grant details how to ask for help and get a “yes,” while also making the process rewarding for the giver of help as well. We need to help…

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BREAKING: Trump Mobsters Storm the Capitol

Today, Trump supporters stormed the Capitol after results of the Georgia Senatorial race comes in with Democrats winning the majority. This also comes after over a month of Trump perpetuating the idea of unfair play in the presidential election, claiming that the electoral college results should not be accepted. The unmasked mobsters were shown live…

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What Are You Doing About the Genocide of Uyghur Muslims?

The Muslim world is bleeding. Bleeding with no one by their side. Bleeding with continuous stabs digging further down their back. Bleeding to bleach humanity red. Bleeding uncontrollably that the last drop will be the world’s turning point.  You may be asking why I’m invoking this imagery; what’s happening? Let’s start with the holocaust of…

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Watch: 5 Tips to Set Goals for 2021

It’s that time of year again. You know what time I’m talking about. Millions of “diets” will be started tomorrow on January 4th. Numerous intentions will be set — goals, and resolutions. Because 2020 was an unpredictable and challenging year, it’s totally understandable if you didn’t hit your yearly goals. I’d wager that most people…

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8 of the Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

Anywhere that’s made strictly for devotion to Allah (SWT) can be nothing but beautiful, but some of these mosques are so magical they’ll take your breath away.  Our new bucket list addition is to pray in every one of these, inshallah! Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi Crystal Mosque, Malaysia Westermoskee, Amsterdam Hagia Sofia, Turkey …