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Meet Muneera Rashid - The Vibrant British Muslim Artist

Meet Muneera Rashid – The Vibrant British Muslim Artist

“If We Aren’t Allowed to Take Up Space, We’ll Create Space Ourselves.” Muneera Rashid Muneera Rashid, one half of the hip-hop duo ‘Poetic Pilgrimage’, is a Jamaican-British slam poet, public speaker and actress. As one of the speakers during the Belgian arts centre De Roma‘s ‘female focus’, the vibrant artist gave her perspective on what feminism, decolonization, …

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Did You Know Most of Brightest Stars Have Arabic Names

Most of Brightest Stars Have Arabic Names

Because of the prominent role of Muslim astronomers during the Islamic Golden Ages, many of the stars that have been named actually have an Arabic name. The names are Latinized, but we can often find traces of the Arabic words in them. Islamic astronomers, such as Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi, had an important role in the …

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This Muslim Woman Is Breaking Taboos By Discussing Sex

A little suitcase filled with animated pictures and materials, steadfastness and confronting questions are the only things Fadoua Amjoud needs to get diverse classes talking about sexuality. Among the pupils are Muslims, but her aim is to teach everybody sex ed. “The most important thing is to break the taboo of speaking about sexuality, really. …

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