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State of the Muslim Union

The Girls’ Room is a MuslimGirl.net online monthly series of Google Hangouts in which we discuss the topics that we all actually want to talk about with prominent guests from the Muslim community and beyond. The past month has been especially mournful for the American Muslim community. With the murders of Mustafa Mattan, Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha,…

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The Girls’ Room Recap: 7 Lessons We Learned From #MGFerguson

This is something you definitely didn’t hear first. MuslimGirl hosted an all-star lineup last week of civil rights organizers from the Muslim and Black communities in the January episode of The Girls’ Room. We’re talking history-making badasses. To get a full list of their names and bios, click here. We were joined by activists both from…

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#MGBLACKOUT: What Happened on Tuesday?

Dear beautiful, beloved, badass MuslimGirl readers, As you may have noticed, our blog went offline Monday evening for a whole 24 hours before going back up on a Tuesday [hijabi Drake reference.] We crashed because of an overload of traffic from you people. Thanks a lot. For a brief period of time, our entire worlds came to…

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You’re Invited to the Launch of ‘The Girls’ Room’ at 16 Days!

We are very excited to introduce our readers to The Girls’ Room, our new monthly webseries of online panels to discuss pertinent topics and issues with badass guests that we all know and love. Our first installment, #TAKEBACKTHEMIC, is proudly in conjunction with the 16 Days Against Gender Violence campaign. #TAKEBACKTHEMIC will be a discussion stemming from…

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WATCH LIVE: Panel on Muslim Women’s Experiences in Social Justice Organizing

MuslimGirl is proud to co-sponsor “Who Listens To Us: Muslim Women’s Experiences With Social Justice Organizing” at George Washington University with MAPFW and Amnesty International’s GWU chapter. This powerful event will feature a discussion on the unique challenges Muslim women face as organizers and activists in the United States. Muslim women’s voices are constantly overlooked…

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MG Cartoon: Hobby Lobby’s Religious Dilemma

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations were people capable of exercising religion. This ruling came about when Hobby Lobby argued that its Christian beliefs were being violated by the Affordable Care Act, which covers contraceptives in its insurance plans. The Court sought to remedy this grave injustice by establishing that a…

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Designer Misha Nonoo’s Tips for Modest Fashion at NYFW

*We couldn’t edit out the background noise, but we hope you enjoy! I was so excited to speak with designer Misha Nonoo of Nonoo NY at New York Fashion Week as she debuted her Fall 2013 collection. At only 25 years old, the young female designer is a fearless entrepreneur and quickly making a name…

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Chillin’ in the Blue Mosque… Literally.

Hi, I’m blogging from my iPhone again. I’m currently writing this from inside the Blue Mosque in Istanbul! When I say breathtaking, I really don’t even begin to describe it. This is literally the most beautiful mosque I have ever been to. The intricacy of its arches, its lines, its patterns, the staggering height and…