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O’Shae Sibley Is an Example of Why Influencers Need to Fact Check

O’Shae Sibley, a 28-year-old African American man who identified as LGBTQ+, was stabbed to death outside of a Mobil Gas Station in Brooklyn, New York on July 29, 2023. A group of individuals confronted him and his friends for playing Beyonce music while dancing. The young men were bothered by Sibley’s dancing in public and…

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Why Is France Threatened by Nouhaila Benzina’s Hijab?

Nouhaila Benzina etched her name in history as she became the pioneer footballer to don a hijab during a World Cup match. Until 2014, the wearing of the hijab at the World Cup was prohibited due to health and safety reasons. While on the field last Sunday, Nouhaila Benzina, adorned in her hijab, challenged norms…

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A Reckless Driver Causes the Tragic Death of Five Women From Minnesota

The tragic incident involving a reckless driver colliding with a vehicle carrying five Somali girls has left us heartbroken. Khalid Omar, the director of their mosque, described Sabiriin Ali, Sagal Hersi, Siham Adam, Sahra Gesaade, and Salma Abdikadir as “pearls of the community — and the brightness of our future.” Here’s what we know so…

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Fatima Mohammed Spoke Nothing But the Truth

Fatima Mohammed has been trending globally for all the right reasons. She spoke against the Israeli-military regime that continues to murder Palestinian people and termed the NYPD to be fascist in the way they operate. Truth be told, she was right. It comes as no surprise that media outlets are tarnishing and harassing Mohammed for…

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7 Inspirational Videos For Reverts

Embracing the religion of Islam is a great honor. However, entering into a new religion can be daunting. Finding a support system and navigating through life’s moments can seem difficult for reverts. Here is a list of inspirational and motivating videos for reverts as they journey through Islam! The Internet Can Be a Supportive You…

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4 Signs That It Might Be Laylatul Qadr

The last ten nights of Ramadan are considered the most auspicious because one of these nights marks Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power. It was on this night that the Angel Jibreel revealed the verses of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH.) Muslims around the world spend the night of Laylatul Qadr in worship. Although…


Is Polygamy Cool Again?

It’s not a surprise that the idea of polygamy is gaining popularity, especially in a society where shows like The Bachelor and Temptation Island are high-rating. Not to mention, we have social media influencers such as Andrew Tate endorsing a polygamous lifestyle and celebrities like Nick Canon who actively practice it.  So, What’s Up With…


5 Incredible Pieces of Artwork in Honor of #Muslimwomensday

The subject of the seventh annual #MuslimWomensDay global campaign was “Digitalization of Women and Girls.” We had our partners, Muslim women, and even allies join us in celebrating by sharing what Muslim Women’s Day signifies for them by using the hashtag #MuslimWomensDay. Artists on social media displayed their works of art and graphics to remember…

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This Is How You Can Help Those Affected by the Turkey and Syria Earthquake

According to Al Jazeera, the death toll surpassed 40,000 in the Turkey-Syria earthquake. This devastating earthquake has left many families without homes, water, food, and electricity. If you are looking to help the victims of this disaster, here are some organizations accepting donations. Syrian American Medical Society The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) is a…

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The Pre-marital Checklist Every Muslim Woman Needs

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, or at the very least, recognize others who may be celebrating today, you may be wondering about your own love life. Maybe you are interested in someone or talking to someone in hopes of a future with them. Before you move too fast, there are a lot of steps to…