Introducing the First Ever Muslim Ballet School

Muslim kids are noticeably absent in ballet, and yet with the first headscarf-wearing ballerina coming to light, isn’t it about time we get the proper representation that we deserve? Lucky for us, two 20-something Muslim women agree, and decided to open a ballet school where they dance to poetry instead of music.  24-year-old Maisie Alexandra…


What We Can Do About the Lack of Inclusion in the Islamic Community

“I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality, and fraternity.” – B. R. Ambedkar Islam teaches all of these things — liberty, equality, and fraternity — but they’re not always shown by Muslims, especially not equality. Islam is a diverse religion with people all over the globe converting to Islam every year, but sometimes it’s…

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Why Capitalizing on Islam Isn’t the Same as Inclusion

Hello brands, it’s me…just your average Muslim girl here, ready to share some advice.  So, you see it, right? The fact that your marketing department starts to go into “Muslim-inclusive overdrive” around a certain time of year? It’s okay; you can be honest, because we can definitely see it too. In recent years, whenever Ramadan…


This Woman Has Found the Answer to Unifying Muslims

Inclusion: The action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. So now that we understand what inclusion means, let’s get to the nitty-gritty and talk about the real problem – exclusion. You know those moments where you’re like, “Ummm, no. Not in 2016?!?” Yeah. You know the ones. Especially…