Tag: Islam

Muslim, So-Called “Pious” Men Abusing Their Platform *Trigger Warning*

Written By: Kaya Gravitter In today’s time, I have seen that many people change when they become famous or when they come into money. I truly understand and always believed what my dad has told me, “Money changes people.” I have seen it among family members and friends. I have also seen it growing among

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The Names Of The 51 Muslims Killed in New Zealand

I am writing this because I want to share the name of every individual because no one should forget their names. The names of the injured or the names of the innocent Muslims who passed away. They all have stories as to who they are. No one should forget about the tragedy that happened and

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Why Are We Not Allowed to Mourn Mass Shootings Against Us?

I’m sickened by what happened at the Christ Church New Zealand Mosque shooting. Some non-Muslims, Australian Senator, Fraser Anning, as an example to be just one of the many people on social media and Twitter that keep justifying and saying it’s Islam’s fault. How could this be the fault of Islam? The guy is not

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My Experience As A Black Muslim

Written By: Renea ‘Ayah’ Thompson I have been avoiding writing this for some time because it hurts to think about really. I’m happy as a Muslim. Alhamdulilah (Thanks be to God). I can say this with certainty, but my experience as a black Muslim deserves its own separate narrative.  It’s one of tears and self-doubt

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Muslim Youth of Panama City Bring Food and Gift Cards to Local TSA Agents

On Monday evening of January 28, 2019, the Youth of Bay County Islamic Society (BCIS) brought food, gift cards, and drinks, to the Panama City – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport’s TSA agents. They did this to acknowledge the hard work the of the TSA and what other government paid workers do. This started off

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Muslim or Not: Here is Why You Should Stop Dictating How Muslim Women Dress

Sometimes Hijab is a pressure by the society around you. When or if it was the case that if a Muslim women is forced to wear it, then some women who take off the hijab, may feel like they are free since they took it off. Though I cannot speak for what happens to the Muslim women oversees, I have never met a Muslim woman in this country who was forced to wear the hijab. In this country I have seen women getting their hijab torn off their head or maybe even their family opposes them wearing hijab, like my parents for instance.

Would Jesus Be Accepted As a Migrant Into The U.S. Today?

If you are a Christian and you are celebrating Christmas this year, or getting into the holiday spirit of some sort, do not forget that this is the time of year where Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, who was a migrant, brown, and a middle easterner, as was his mother. I want you to

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Why are Muslims Upset About MAC’s New Ramadan Ad?

Recently MAC posted a ramadan-inspired tutorial on social media titled, “Get ready for a glamorous Suhoor look in a few easy steps.” The ad was supposed to reach to it’s Muslim’s viewers. Many Muslims took to social media, trolling the cosmetic brand because they tried to commercialize on Ramadan without doing their research about something

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What Happens When Your Period Comes In Ramadan

Ramadan, the holy month where Muslims fast from dawn to sunset, is not just about fasting but of giving charity, abstaining from sexual intercourse during the day, and feeding the hungry. However, not all Muslims need to fast or pray. People who are sick, pregnant, breastfeeding, traveling, or have their period should do not need

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Weight Gain From Fasting, During Ramadan? Here Are Ways to Avoid It.

Ramadan is the time of year where Muslims from all around the world fast for one month, give to charity, and feed the hungry.  The fast is to remind us, Muslims, of those less fortunate and who go starving on a regular basis. I know that may be hard to believe because when you usually

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