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7 Black Muslim Influencers To Follow on Instagram

Black History Month is here! While we should celebrate the many achievements and honours of the Black community — and Black Muslims specifically — throughout the entire year, this specific month gives us a chance to cast a spotlight specifically on them. In a world where Instagram has taken over and our lives revolve around…

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Attended Pride and Muslim Twitter Went Nuts

So, at the start of the week, this happened: #HappyPride! I had a fantastic time dancing, hugging, and celebrating #TCPride with everyone this weekend! ❤️🧡💛💚💙 #Pride pic.twitter.com/wmdq4FVwRF — Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) June 24, 2019 Rep. Ilhan Omar took time out of her busy schedule of breaking glass ceilings to attend Pride in her home state…

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This is Not Your Mama’s Halaqa Group

Halaqa groups can be intimidating. I do not have every part of the Quran memorized, and when sisters start naming one surah after the other, I feel shy asking what she meant. A halaqa should be a place free of judgment where sisters can bring up their perspectives in their relationship to Islam. That may…

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7 Muslim Girl Milestones From 2017

This year was certainly an eventful one at MuslimGirl.com, to say the least. Dealing with a literal cheeseball in office and battling some of the worst anti-Muslim policies in years proved to be challenging, but it comes as no surprise that our team and readers rose up to it. Our 2017 was decorated with another…

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‘It Took a Week for a Classmate to Call Me a Terrorist,’ Says Sepideah, MG’s Writer of This Month

Introducing our Featured Writer of the Month: Sepideah Mohsenian! A fearless, educated, and devoted jack-of-all-trades, Sepideah Mohsenian is a writer, programmer, doula and more on top of being a resilient Muslim woman. Mohsenian advocates for the intersectional identities present within the Muslim community, and showcases her advocacy not only through her writing, but through her…

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Meet MG Baddie of the Month: Tahira Ayub

Writing the July Baddie of the Month piece was super daunting to me at first. I was absolutely stoked to be interviewing such an independent and hardworking boss who has been a role model for me for the past year, but my feelings of excitement were immediately met with worry and hesitation–how could I encapsulate so…