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Black Friday? Tomorrow Is #BuyNothingDay.

As I’m sure you’re aware, many people call the day after the holiday known to many as Thanksgiving “Black Friday.” It is marked by rampant amounts of consumerism, celebrating corporate and capitalist excess with panicked stampedes at the door of electronics stores and shopping malls, frenzied shoppers stepping over and on top of one another…

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Will Joe Biden Be Better for Muslims Than His Predecessors?

Joe Biden is now the U.S. president-elect. What does this mean for Muslim Americans? Will it change anything?  The answer is: it’s complicated.  Yes, nationally, the Democratic Party has been much kinder vocally than the Republican Party in calling out Islamophobia, giving Muslims a platform by inviting some to speak at rallies and conventions, and…

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6 of Our Favorite Memes About Election 2020

The votes are in, but there’s still no winner, and it’s possible that there won’t be for a few days. And then it’s also possible that the results will be disputed. While this is no doubt anxiety-provoking, the good citizens of the Internet are still going to get these jokes off. Here are some of…

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Anxiety Rises on Election Day 2020

Voters have anticipated Election Day for the last eighteen months, and today may be what many have coined, “the most important election in modern day history.” With this responsibility, feelings of anxiety rises as the results begin to pour in from across the country. Muslim Girl asked its readers how they were feeling, and here…

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6 Takeaways From the Final 2020 Presidential Debate

The second and final presidential debate was held on October 22 at 9PM EST.  Moderated by  Kristen Welker, NBC News’ White House correspondent, the debate rules were slightly changed to prevent the debacle that was witnessed by millions in the first debate. If you need a reminder of what happened the first go around, that…

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POTUS Stalls Second Stimulus Package While Americans Suffer

On Tuesday October 6, President Trump announced that he was ending talks about a second stimulus package in the interest of pushing through his Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  He tweeted: We Need a Stimulus Package – and Here Is Why The decision POTUS made in conjunction with Senate Majority Leader,…

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Why Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Is Bad For Muslims

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee started confirmation hearings in a rushed effort to appoint Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat left vacant by late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  This reckless effort is happening despite continuing speculation about Barrett’s nomination announcement event being a coronavirus superspreader that…