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Are You Prepared for Marriage and Building a Family?

Are You Prepared for Marriage and Building a Family?

By Mona Islam High School is that time which is ideal for preparing yourself for the rest of your life. There is so much excitement and opportunity. Youth is a time of energy, growth, health, beauty, and adventure. Along with the thrill of being one […]

Protests Erupt in Sudan Against Al Bashir’s Corrupt Government

Protests Erupt in Sudan Against Al Bashir’s Corrupt Government

This past April 6th, 2019 marked a historic day in Sudanese history. Thousands upon thousands of people took to the streets of Sudan to protest against the government and demand the world’s attention to the atrocities going on in the land of gold. Of all […]

How Much Longer Before We Start Holding All Cops Responsible for Racially-Based Fatalities?

How Much Longer Before We Start Holding All Cops Responsible for Racially-Based Fatalities?

Racially-biased standards in the justice system might seem like an oxymoron, however, the conviction of an ex-cop in Florida for the 2015 shooting of a black man, Corey Jones, has raised some eyebrows. Nouman Raja, a former police officer, was found guilty and convicted of manslaughter […]

How Did a #HateCrimeHearing Devolve Into an Echo Chamber for White Nationalism?

How Did a #HateCrimeHearing Devolve Into an Echo Chamber for White Nationalism?

“February 10, 2015, that was the day our lives changed forever when my two daughters Yusor and Razan, and my son-in-law Deah, were shot to death execution style in Yusor and Deah’s home in Chapel Hill. When we arrived at the scene, yellow tape and […]

This Is How Quebec’s Islamophobia Dehumanizes Us

This Is How Quebec’s Islamophobia Dehumanizes Us

“How much could I give you to rip that off her head?” Just five men hanging out on the weekend. Taking bets on assaulting a woman with a young child living in the apartment above them. Such a casual proposition sent chills down my spine. […]

#WeStandWithNasrin: Why a Focus on Justice Needs to Be Central for Muslims Everywhere

#WeStandWithNasrin: Why a Focus on Justice Needs to Be Central for Muslims Everywhere

“Oh, you who believe, stand up for justice.” We as Muslims have a call to be witnesses and advocates for justice as a central tenet of our faith. As such, in a country like the United States — which has withdrawn from the United Nations […]

Emotional Intelligence: A Tool for Change  

Emotional Intelligence: A Tool for Change  

  Why do we consider emotional intelligence to be half of the Prophetic intellect? The answer lies in the word “messenger.” Messengers of Allah are tasked with the divine responsibility of conveying to humanity the keys to their salvation. They are not only tasked with […]

5 Ways to Beat the Post-Shahada Blues

5 Ways to Beat the Post-Shahada Blues

For nearly eight years, I’ve navigated the murky waters of my chosen spiritual path. Both the outer and inner manifestations of faith can prove challenging for convert brothers and sisters. Over the years, my imaan has risen and fallen, but like the tide, I always […]

There’s Nothing Like Your First Muslim Women’s Day

There’s Nothing Like Your First Muslim Women’s Day

March 27th, 2019 was the first year that I was a part of Muslim Women’s Day. Girl! It was a day I will never forget. It soon became apparent that there was much celebration all over the world, and I found myself feeling particularly proud […]

Did These Muslims Really Try to Exploit the New Zealand Tragedy for Followers?

Did These Muslims Really Try to Exploit the New Zealand Tragedy for Followers?

When my eyes first fluttered open on Thursday morning, I was prepared for my morning routine of scrolling through Instagram and Twitter for an hour, and avoiding moving in general. I was not, however, prepared to see a giveaway post for a “free trip to […]