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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…

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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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Pandemic Paralysis: The Chopping Block

The “Pandemic Paralysis” series is one in which the author will be exploring the effects of social distancing during the pandemic for those suffering from mental health challenges, and how the pandemic has exacerbated these challenges. Says the author, “I think many women can relate to how much more they are all of a sudden…

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5 Must Read Books Written by Muslim Women

Finding books with a decent representation of Muslim women without a biased lens is hard in the Western literature sphere. Thankfully, more and more Muslim authors this generation are writing beautiful novels with nuanced portrayals of what it means to be a Muslim woman, and the Muslim experience.  Whether you want a book to read…

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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…