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    Fast Days vs. Fast Days

    For those of us residing in North America, the winter season has definitely arrived. The days are passing us by quicker than one can keep up with, with our daily prayer times arriving one after another subhan’Allah. The shorter, cooler days, coupled with the long, dark nights can make for…

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    Tips for Muslim High school Students

    It’s in our nature to get defensive and angry right away when we hear these kind of things. However, we shouldn’t just be getting mad, we should takes these situations as an opportunity to gain ajr. We should take this an opportunity to give Dawah and educate others about Islam…

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    Reflection

    It feels like yesterday. It was September 11th, 2001, and I was living in the United States – Louisiana to be specific. As someone who wasn’t raised particularly religious, at the age of 12, I thought the most unique thing about me at that point was that I was a…

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    The election of Donald Trump – Day 2

    Today is the second official day of Donald Trump being elected president. Some events we feared would come to pass have already begun. Earlier this year, the platform for the brexit decision was fraught with xenophobia and anti-immigrant sentiment. Once the decision for Britain to withdraw from the European Union…

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    The election of Donald Trump

    This is the end. Or at least it may feel like it. Yesterday we witnessed a historic day in American and world history. A day that marks the election of a man whose campaign was built upon racism, discrimination, xenophobia, sexism, misogyny, and hatred. A campaign that clearly touched the…

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    Loss, Grief, & Hope 

    [apw_alert show_close=”” type=”success” large=”” header=””]This series is written by one of our NYM iNK Sisters who is a mother of one young child, with another on the way. From one Imancipated mother to another…. [/apw_alert] Oftentimes, the “firsts” of experiences are wonderful. Other times, they may be not be as…

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    I Have A Dream.. Of A Prayer Room

    I’m sure that many of you reading this article have gone to, currently go, or are planning on attending a university or some form of post-secondary institution. This may have a lot to do with the fact most of us come from families of recent immigrants, who place a strong…

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    Where are the Female Scholars of Islam

    Where are the female scholars of Islam? Where is their place in history? Why do Muslim women have no voice in the arenas of education, scholarship, and da’wah? These questions are ones that many individuals – Muslim and non-Muslim alike – ask as they question the inclusion and empowerment of…

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    When Faith Meets Hope

    The beauty of this world oft transcends the human mind, in our fickleness and lack of appreciation. We gaze at sunrises uttering words of grace and praise to the Almighty before moving on with our daily motions-—our ‘functional’ selves. We allow ourselves to be moved by brilliance and beauty, documenting…

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