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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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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 …

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20 of 2020’s Major Milestones for Muslims

This past year was…interesting; 2020 was definitely a rollercoaster of events and emotions. With more downs than ups, this year will be remembered forever. From things like the troublesome U.S. elections to the constant racism and Islamophobia many Muslims around the world faced and are still facing, this year has absolutely been one for the…

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28 Things I Learned in 28 Years of Life

Years before the spirited Geet from the movie Jab We Met emerged, I vividly remember how the quirky Lizzie McGuire had been a relatable character for me. I resonated with both of them, and here’s why: Lizzie wrote for her school’s newsletter as an advice columnist, and a few years later, Geet came along insisting…

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Internalized Racism is Real

In the past few years, I have noticed that I have started to come to terms with a lot of my own internalized racism, discrimination, and rejection of Self in relation to my culture, religion, and identity as a whole. I have begun to realize that my feelings towards my culture and heritage are influenced…

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What Does a Muslim Feminist Look Like?

Check out Eve Ahmed as she talks about her journey in feminism and how Islam fits in the equation. This is a journey through Islam and how Muslim feminists are not new to the the concept of equality to Muslims, the Qur’an, and the Prophet Muhhamed (p.b.u.h.) Are you a Muslim feminist? Tell us about…

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Get Festive With “The Muslim Christmas Song”

[And mention] when the angels said, “O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary – distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah]. — Quran 3:45 You’ve probably heard Christmas music nonstop on…

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How Online Mom Groups Became Unsafe for Women of Color

Have daily check-ins with your town’s mom group felt a bit sour lately? Gone are the days of supporting local clothing drives, buying random shit off someone’s curb, or giving a recommendation for the only person you let near your brows. Yes, it is sad to say, but the support-filled posts of yesteryear are no…