Tag: Muslims

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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The Dua Journal: The Power of Writing through Prayer

I have been journaling since I was 10 years old and it has been something that has always made me feel less stressed and relaxed me. If you are facing a difficult problem, sometimes it is just best to talk about it or write it down. I know in the Muslim community,unfortunately, a lot of

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Open Letter to Donald Trump about Rohingya Muslims

Dear Donald Trump, I just saw your speech that you made at the UN yesterday, about how the UN should be doing a better job, and essentially, to put America first. I am not saying that our country is not important but we are a very privileged democratic nation. We are being too selfish. There

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Muslims Love and Believe in Jesus?!

As I mentioned before, I am a revert to Islam. The way Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him) is portrayed in Christianity is what made me second guess the religion of Christianity. From studying Christianity and Islam, I know the story of Jesus in the Quran and the Bible very well. To be a Muslim, we

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Being Black and Muslim in the U.S.

This article is to teach you about the Black Muslim experience. One thing I see happening in the world is too much racism. People are hated for their race, religion, etc. Some of the worst racism I have seen is aimed towards our Black brothers and sisters. This should be unacceptable to all humans and

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Stop Using the Muslim Convert Stereotype

I, and many other Muslim Reverts are apart of this stigma and this stereotype among Muslims and non-Muslims. We are disliked by Muslims and Non-Muslims. We struggle fitting in with our families, old friends, and our now new Muslim brothers and sisters. I did not want to write this article but I feel I have

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Hate To Spoil It For you Racists BUT Christmas is about Celebrating Middle Easterners

This is the time of year when Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Peace Be Upon Him, to Mary (Mariam), Peace Be Upon Her. This is also the time of year where Christians celebrate middle easterners and dress similar to them when portraying Jesus and Mary. At churches they have a children’s play, showing

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Amal Clooney Wants to Sue ISIS(Daesh)

Amal Clooney has recently made comments that she wants to take the terrorist organization, the So-Called Islamic State (Daesh) to court and sue them. She wants to force Daesh to take responsibility for how they have been treating the Yazidi people. The Yazidi are a religious form of the Kurdish ethnicity whom are in parts of Iraq and Syria.

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Mr. Robot Star, Rami Malek, Wins Emmy!

Egyptian-American, Rami Malek wins the Emmy award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series, for his role in Mr. Robot!Malek is the first ever Egyptian-American to win a Emmy award, in addition to it being his first ever Emmy nomination! He is also the first non-white person in 18 years to win this award

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Hate Crimes: Be on Alert!

The overwhelming amount of hate crimes I see growing on a daily basis is sickening.  The majority of hate crimes I see are against Muslims. Again, I blame these hate crimes on the rhetoric from this election.Here are Some Recent Ones: Woman Attacks Two Muslim Sisters Walking with a Baby Thursday September 8th, a New York City woman, Emirjeta

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