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Muslims Hit Social Media to Celebrate Black Muslim Women

The Black Muslim Psychology Conference launched on Friday, May 5, the Favorite Black Muslimah Leader social media campaign asking people to name Black Muslim women engaged in constructive communal work and who provide positive influences.

American Muslim Female Neurosurgeon Is Paying It Forward

Dr. Zarina Ali loves the exhilaration she feels when scrubbing into brain or spine surgery knowing she has a chance to make a big difference in life and death situations for her patients. Even with the long hours of razor-sharp focus needed, she wouldn’t want to be doing anything else. But as a mother of …

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Meet 5 Canadian Muslim Groups Making Great Contributions

According to a study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research, Until fairly recently, followers of the religion of Islam were just one of the many parts of the Canadian mosaic that has emerged over the past few centuries from waves of immigrants coming to a land peopled by its Indigenous inhabitants. The first recorded …

Muslim Fights Illiteracy on His Horse Back

Ridwan Sururi, an Indonesian Muslim man with a plan, and a horse. Several days a week, he loads books onto makeshift shelves he drapes over his steed, taking them to eager schoolchildren in the remote village of Serang, in central Java.

Arizona Muslim Doctor Gets Leadership Award

A Muslim physician from Tempe, Arizona, will be honored by a leadership group for her efforts in educating and developing women through mentorship in a group she founded seven years ago.

Nana Asma’u - The Early Islamic Feminist Icon

Hidden in the Savanna of Nigeria, abounded with rain forests, oil palm, and fertility; a flame lit an invigorating female empowerment, leadership, and competence. The light of her works continues to inspire and is practiced 153 years ensuing her death. Daughter of the Sokoto caliph, and named after Asma’ bint Abu Bakr, she is Nana …

Muslim Doctors Prove America is Already Great

In the mid of rising Islamophobia, MicMedia shared a video on Saturday, October 22, on their Facebook page showing American Muslim doctors making their country great and proud of them.

Mo Farah

Mohamed Farah: From Child Refugee to Famous Athlete (Watch)

Farah, 33, is now the world’s most successful distance runner in terms of major medals, with nine Olympic and world titles after winning the gold medal  in 2016 Rio Olympics . Born in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in1983, Mohamed Mukhtar Jama Farah, known as Mo Farah, is UK’s greatest distance runner. He earned the gold …


Muslim Woman Challenges Stereotypes about Islam in Canada

One Muslim woman is devoting much of her time to raise awareness about Islam across small town Ontario through a series of presentations and interfaith dialogue. Barbara Helms was born Christian to American parents, who were accomplished classical musicians teaching in Canada.  In her 20s, she moved from the United States to Canada to study …

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