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Why We Need to See More Muslim Women In Office

Being born and raised in America, my parents constantly reminded my siblings and I of how blessed we are to be in a country that grants endless opportunities. I was told that if I worked hard to pursue my dreams and goals, I’d be successful. The reality is that no one truly understands the trials…

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Everything You Need to Know Abut Last Night’s VP Debate

After watching the first debate, I was eager to see what would happen with the VP debate. So, I watched the VP debate, and again, I want to say the Biden/Harris ticket overwhelmingly represents decency, dignity, and integrity in ways that the current administration cannot even approach. With that said, I’d like to give you…

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It's definitely a sad day for New York...like what have you guys even done?! For being the city that never sleeps, your voters sure are far from woke.

4 Important Takeaways From the First Presidential Debate

So, for those of you who made it a point to watch the debate coverage as I did, it was a scary sight.  At one point, Biden called Trump a “clown” and that was a mild version of my reaction to him.  The idea that there is no qualified adult in the house was on…

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Breonna Taylor: What Kind of Justice System Do We Have?

“This is the time that we have to ask ourselves, ‘what kind of justice system do we have that allows Breonna Taylor’s murderers to walk free?’” Watch as Muslim Girl’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, discusses her thoughts on the grand jury verdict, Breonna Taylor, and the state of our legal policies in place that…

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4 Ways Ruth Bader Ginsburg Impacted Muslim Women

We lost a giant when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday, but her legacy will keep her memory alive in our quest to ensure the laws in America truly reinforce or are changed, to allow justice for all.  Ginsburg accomplished a lot for American women, but the obstacles she experienced with…

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Why Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Post About Being the Squad’s “Worst Nightmare” Isn’t “Just a Meme”

U.S. Congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene posted a now removed Facebook image posing with a gun alongside images of U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib saying that she’s the “squad’s worst nightmare.”  You may have heard of Greene by now. She’s proudly Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, and racist.  She also embraces the QAnon conspiracy theories.  …

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The DNC Does Not Care About Muslims

If there’s one thing that’s bipartisan about American politics, it’s that its two major parties love to enact foreign policy that hurts Palestinians while simultaneously silencing pro-Palestinian voices nationwide.  This time, the target was Linda Sarsour, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention’s Muslim Delegates and Allies Assembly. Republicans wasted no time attacking Democrats for…

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5 Phrases You Should Reconsider Using in Your Next Conversation

Alas, America is facing its reckoning regarding its racist roots and ideals. As such, it is essential that individuals edify themselves regarding these matters. One particular facet of this paradigm shift is through language. Many English phrases utilized on a day to day basis are inherently offensive. Here are five phrases, along with their origins, for…

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A House Fire in Denver Killed a Muslim Family of Five

On August 5, 2020, five members of a Senegalese-American Muslim family incurred fatal injury in a fire that consumed their Colorado home. Denver authorities have opened investigations into the fire, citing evidence of potential arson. The Diol family, consisting of Djibril Diol, his wife, daughter, sister, and niece, were a vital part of the Denver…

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Ilhan Omar Wins Minnesota Congressional Primary

Ilhan Omar has won her Democratic primary for Minnesota’s 5th district with 57% of the vote. After Rep. Omar’s high profile first term in Congress, she faced challenger Antone Melton Meaux in the Democratic primary. Melton Meaux, who is a first time political candidate, ran as a candidate “focused on the fifth,” and has called…