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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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Why the Clintons’ New TV Series About the YPJ Is Problematic

On January 25th, news broke that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, and Sundog Pictures founder Sam Branson were to adapt author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice and make it a TV series. The Daughters of Kobani features the story of the…

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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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Africans Were the First Muslims in America

Watch this amazing video, where we learn about the first Muslims in America – Africans Americans. They discuss the weight of their identities on their shoulders, their hope for the future, and most importantly, their journey in this country as African-American Muslims.

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Imported Hate: Muslims Continue To Face Islamophobia

What does it mean to be an American Muslim? Have you encountered micro-aggressive comments or actions from others? Islamophobia spreads quickly. In fact, anti-Islamic bills have been passed in 15 states legislating hate on a conscious level toward Muslims. These bills give the green light for others to act out against Muslims, not thinking anything…

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This Art Exhibit Features Islamic Sacred Geometry

While Islamic Arts have a glorious and illustrious history prior to present times, in the U.S., currently there is a growing attention to and vibrant movement of Muslim artists and Islamic Art. Part of this is the work being done at the Center for Religion and the Arts in Berkeley, California, where there is an…