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This Is the History of Women’s Rights in 3 Minutes

Women globally have achieved success in raising their voices, but the struggle for women’s rights still persist. From worldwide suffrage campaigns to the rise of #MeToo​ and digital activism, women continue to march forward. The struggle is far from over, but we have so many inspirational women to motivate us as we move forward towards…

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Teach Girls To Be Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code, says we should socialize young girls to take risks and learn to program. She says. “I need each of you to tell every young woman you know to be comfortable with imperfection.” In the same we teach our boys to be brave, we need to be teaching…

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These Three Muslim Actors Were Nominated for the Golden Globes

It’s 2021, and we’re all here to witness some Muslim representation in the American media. Three Muslim actors have received historic nominations for the 78th Golden Globes Award show, taking place on February 28, 2021. It’s the first time in history that three Muslim actors were all nominated in the same year. Personally, I have watched…

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7 Amazing Black Poets Who Continue to Inspire Us

The amazing culture of poetic expression in the modern world is spoken word and informs our culture in endless and various ways – and is filled with the greatness of Black artists. As we remember the giants of times past, here we list seven amazing Black poets you should be familiar with, along with a…

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5 Contemporary Novels by Muslim Authors You Must Read

A good contemporary novel has a way of making you feel at home. The characters, the plot, the storyline, and even the themes are all ways for you to connect and see yourself in them. For the last two decades, several Muslim authors have published outstanding contemporary novels that deal with family, love, hatred, drama,…

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8 Great Muslim Podcasts For Your Playlist

With so many Muslim podcasts out there, you’re sure to find one you love. Whether you’re seeking a deeper spiritual connection to the fundamental texts of Islam or you’re looking for practical and personalized advice for the modern Muslim, these podcasts have it all. Plug in! 1) Hijabi Diaries The first podcast on our list…

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Poem: This Is Why Muslims Can Still Care About Christmas

Why Christmas Matters It doesn’t matter if Jesus Was born in April or December. It doesn’t matter, The merchandising that drives the masses. It doesn’t matter that the only thing The historical record can confirm Is that he died on the cross. I don’t think the changing of the cups at Starbucks, Or the proliferation…

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Every day is Mother's Day in Islam. In honor of Mother's Day, we put together a few of our favorite Islamic quotes about mothers as a reminder. Photo credit: quotesgram.com

Poem: Dear Mama

Author’s note: This poem was written in honor of a devastating attack on a maternity ward in Kabul. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. Dear mama, You chose to push me out from the darkness into the light. As such I can never repay you back for the precious gift of life. I sleep soundly…