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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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You Will Never Believe What Happened To Me At Sephora Because I am A Hijabi Muslim

I was recently at a Sephora where I was treated in a disrespectful manner and ignored because I am a visible hijabi Muslim. (This happened to me the last time that I was at the store as well but I did not say anything.) I live in the Deep South and I am used to

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Muslim Men Being Extra Friendly in Your DM’s

Ever wake up in the morning with messages from random guys in your DM’s (social media – direct messages)? These direct messages can vary all the way from a marriage proposal, how you should dress, how you should act, how you should feel as a convert, or them asking you if you know any single converts

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