Tag: Muslims

Why is the Voice of Muslim Women Only Amplified on One day and Not Every Day?

Article By: Kaya Gravitter and Iman Ibrahim. As I reflect on Muslim Women’s Day that took place this year on March 27th, I cannot come to realize why they finally decide to post things by Muslim women just on that day. Why is our voice only amplified on one day and not every day? When

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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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Converting to Islam for Love? Here’s words from a Muslim Convert of Why You Shouldn’t. Article By: Ameerah Nahal

Though I, Kaya, do not care a women’s reason for converting to Islam. If you are Muslim, you are Muslim. If you are not, if you are not. It is none of my business. However, I would not personally convert for a man because I love God more than anything on this earth and the

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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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American Hijabi Muslim Discriminated Against At a DMV in Southwestern United States

I am posting this on behalf of another convert who has reached out to me. She is Latin American. “I was in the southwest of the United States. I am living in very harsh conditions, I don’t know where to begin or decide which is worse. The extreme heat that can go up to 125

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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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PayPal Deems Purchasing Islamic Art as Supporting Terrorism?

PayPal is refusing to transfer money for customers to a Sweden based Islamic Art Design Company. PayPal deemed the website as a terrorist website because it contains Islamic Art containing Arabic calligraphy and the word Allah. The Online company, www.doenvang.com, was created in 2017, with the thoughts of Scandinavian minimalism fused with Islamic Art. Below

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The Rights of A Wife in Islam

Often Muslim women, converts in particular, are unaware of their rights as a wife, before and even after they are married. This is partly because many converts do not have a wali. In Islam, a wali is someone who protects, cares for, provides knowledge, and fights on her behalf. To a born Muslim, they are

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