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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…

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10 #BlackOutEid Looks We Loved

It was just a few years ago that producer and screenwriter Aamina Mohamed created the #BlackOutEid hashtag after noticing that most Eid content shared online centered non-Black Muslims. The hashtag became a viral sensation as Black Muslims celebrate their faith and their style. Black Muslims from over the world participate. Mohamed said she created it…

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What Does Islam Say About Animal Welfare? 8 Muslim Vegetarians Share Thoughts On Eid Al-Adha

Every year around this time, there’s an intense debate about Eid Al-Adha and the associated animal sacrifice. Some vegetarian and vegan Muslims still participate in the sacrifice in order to feed others while declining to partake in the meat themselves. Others may adopt a “flexitarian” diet for the day and choose to consume the meat….

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What Is the Day of Arafah?

The Day of Arafah is regarded by scholars as the most blessed day of the year. The Prophet said, “There is no day on which Allah frees more people from the Fire than on the day of Arafah.” (Sahih Muslim) On this day, Muslims who are able should fast. Fasting for just this one day…

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7 Powerful Palestinian Women to Follow on Social Media

With the tensions in Israel and occupied Palestine higher than ever, a lot of social media outlets are censoring posts raising awareness for those suffering in Palestine. Here are Palestinian women to follow on social media to keep informed with the ongoing conflict and to have a more personal outlook on the Israeli occupation. Janna…

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14 Resources and Ways to Help Palestine

As the world witnesses the ethnic cleansing and apartheid of Palestinians in Palestine, many people are receiving their information from the news they watch on television, or possibly their spiritual leaders at their house of worship (depending on what faith they practice). Unlike some governments we are witnessing around us, Muslim Girl supports human rights…

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Here’s a Timeline of What’s Happening in Palestine and How To Help

Palestine has been gaining global attention due to the tensions that has been happening ever since the start of Ramadan when Israeli police officers started preventing Palestinians from gathering during Ramadan nights. Shortly after that, the attention has shifted to the ethnic displacement targeting Palestinians of Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem. As of this…

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Why You Should Take Your Activism For Palestine Beyond Social Media

I’ll just start by saying it: if you’ve reposted what’s happening in Palestine, you aren’t even halfway there. What are you going to do about it? All these big, well-renowned news stations using the words “fighting” and “conflict” are creating a biased and skewed untruthful image of what’s actually happening in Palestine. If one throws…

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Why Israel Uses Pinkwashing In Attempts to Legitimize the Occupation of Palestine

Pinkwashing under the Israeli apartheid is evident through its Tel Aviv pride festival, Rainbow Generations tour, and utilization of a transgender Israeli officer. Whereas, pinkwashing in the United States is visible under the Trump administration’s decriminalization platform, its alliances with anti-LGBTQ nations, and its initiatives to further isolate the LGBTQ community. Thus, I argue pinkwashing…

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Photo from Instagram @electronicintifada. Caption: Israeli forces detain 16-year-old Fawzi al-Juneidi in the West Bank city of Hebron in December 2017. The boy, who was beaten by soldiers during his arrest, was released on bail 20 days later.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Palestine Bill, H.R. 2590

PURPOSE OF H.R. 2590 Introduced by Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) an historic legislation bill, the H.R. 2590, aims to protect the rights and security of Palestinian children and families living under Israeli apartheid. It guarantees taxpayer money will not be used to support the Israeli government’s military detention of the Palestinian population. H.R. 2590 recognizes…