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7 Artists Using Art To Empower Muslim Women

Muslim women are commonly misrepresented in the media. This is often due to the fact that we have no input on how we should be represented. For this reason, Muslim women are usually scrutinized with the wrong lenses.  These seven female artists decided to take matters into their own hands in order to change this…

From the forthcoming film "Generation 9/11"

Three Generations of New York Muslim Women Activists on 9/11

We spoke with three generations of New York Muslim women activists for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the upcoming fifth anniversary of the award-winning memoir ‘Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age.’ This is an excerpt from the forthcoming film Generation 9/11. Guests: Aisha Al-Adawiya, community organizer and founder of Women In Islam Inc.; Linda…

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How To Reclaim Your Spirituality After Spiritual Abuse

Author’s note: This article may contain triggering elements. If at any times you are triggered, please pause, check in with yourself, and do what you need to do to take care of yourself. Editor’s note: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated…

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We Need to Talk About Spiritual Abuse in Our Community

Author’s note: This article may contain triggering elements. If at any times you are triggered, please pause, check in with yourself, and do what you need to do to take care of yourself. Editor’s note: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated…

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This Is Why the Ummah’s Silence on Afghanistan Is Problematic

This past month, Afghans across the world watched with horror as our country fell into the hands of the Taliban. The United States troops withdrew, our flag was replaced, our president fled, and our female news anchors said their goodbyes. Supporters claim the Taliban have changed, yet  Hazaras continue to be the target of ethnic…

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Meet Yusra Mardini: From Refugee to the Olympics

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics theme, the “Worlds We Share” could not be more fitting for this year’s athletes. After surviving a global pandemic, each athlete brings forth their stories, strength, and resilience. Yusra Mardini’s story highlights each of these components, and encompasses this year’s theme. “I tell my story because I want people to understand…

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The Truth About Birth Trauma In the BAME Community

It’s been widely reported that women from BAME communities are more likely to experience birth trauma, or die during pregnancy. So, why is that the case, and what can be done to change this worrying trend? The likelihood of experiencing birth trauma has, for the most part, significantly decreased over the years. This is thanks,…

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Is Ben and Jerry’s Really a BDS Victory?

On July 19, 2021 Ben and Jerry’s released a statement that they would end their ice cream sales in Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) called this a “decisive step toward ending the company’s complicity in Israel occupation and violation of Palestinian rights.” However, Ben and Jerry’s “will stay in…

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10 Gorgeous Eid Al-Adha Looks

We’re probably headed back to quarantine again soon, but that didn’t stop us from showing out on Eid Al-Adha 2021. Here are some of our favorite looks from the festivities. Nour opted for a blazer with a cute bag Aisha’s kept her makeup simple to go with her colorful outfit Hind accessorized a black and…