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Ilhan Omar Slams Lauren Boebert for Her Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for telling a made-up anti-Muslim story during Thanksgiving break. In an attempt to entertain her laughing crowd, Boebert lied about having an encounter with Omar in the Capitol, calling it “not my first ‘Jihad Squad’ moment.” In essence, the clout-chasing story that Boebert made up implied…

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This Is Why You Should Be Educated About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a terrible crime and can easily be likened to a form of slavery. It steals life, and the victims are forced to use another human for sex, labor, marriage, organ removal, or service against their will. While we hear a lot of human trafficking in other countries, but human trafficking is pervasive…

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5 Sudanese Muslim Activists You Need to Follow

Sudan is a country that, unlike others in Africa, has seen many changes of power in the past five years. From the insufferable 30-year rule of Omar Al-Bashir to overthrowing Ibn Auf in just two days, the Sudanese people have no fear in letting their voices be heard. For the past two years, the Sovereignty…

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This Woman Is NYC’s 1st Muslim Woman Councilmember

Despite being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, New York City has never had a Muslim woman serve on City Council until now. We at Muslim Girl are proud to say that on November 2nd, from Brooklyn’s 39th district, Shahana Hanif has made history in NYC by becoming the first Muslim woman…

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Coup In Sudan

Have you ever shared a déjà vu moment with someone? What about with almost 50 million people? Your answer is no, right? Well, you must be a non-Sudanese.  No, we do not have some weird, out-of-this-world telepathic connection, even though that would be cool, but we do all want three fundamental things: freedom, peace, and…

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Was the Fire At the Islamic Center of Tacoma a Hate Crime?

A fire broke out at the Islamic Center of Tacoma in University Place, Washington last Monday. Authorities were called onto the scene as soon as it began before the evening prayer, Al-Maghrib. The fire caused significant water and smoke damage to the Center, especially to the roof. And while no one was injured, two people…

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Muslim-Majority Countries Need to Speak Up About the Uyghur Crisis

“I WASH MY HANDS OF THIS,” echoed the silence of the Muslim countries on avoiding the Uyghur crisis. Certain Muslim-majority countries have opted to for silence as mass atrocities against Muslim populations rises. Through the lens of the Uyghur crisis, this analysis aims to uncover the facade of “Muslim countries” existing in the twenty-first century. …

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Is Nike Ending Sales In Israeli Stores a BDS Win?

Over the past few years, thousands of popular brands have come under scrutiny for supplying and selling products in Israel. This has led to boycotts of some of these companies. Ben & Jerry’s was one of the first major brands to take action against the illegal occupation. In July, they announced they would be ending…