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Meet This US Female Muslim Firefighter As She Tells Her Story

An American Muslim woman has joined the list of the few female firefighters in the USA when she volunteered as a Chesterfield Firefighter in Tennessee, WRIC reported. “We are glad to share this video of our very own volunteer firefighter Katie Amin!” Chesterfield Fire recently wrote on Facebook. “One of the few Muslim Arab female firefighters …

Muslim Photographer Wins Award for Capturing Muslims Praying in Public

The Muslim photographer Sana Ullah has won 2019 Goldziher award for her photo series ‘Places You’ll Pray’ which highlights Muslim worshippers praying in public places, GW Hatchet reported on April 15. “The award emphasizes the value of Muslim storytelling in America, especially at a time when my religion is debated and criticized by Americans,” said …

Youth Marriage - How Far Parents Shall Be Involved?

Youth Marriage - How Far Should Parents Be Involved?

They say, “Youth is wasted on the young”. There is some degree of truth behind these words. Youth is that time of life that is bursting with energy and enthusiasm. It is charged with idealism, and fueled by a strong desire to pursue dreams in the pursuit of a bright and happy future, leaving no …

Ireland Allows Muslim Police Officers to Wear Hijab

The police service of Ireland announced on April 4 it would follow the footsteps of its Scottish and Northern Ireland counterparts by allowing Muslim female officers to wear the hijab, Irish Legal reported. “I hope this move will encourage people from minority communities to join the ‘An Garda Síochána’ police service,” expressed Commissioner Drew Harris. …

Muslim Fashion Exhibition Stirs Debates in Germany

Focusing on modest dress code for Muslim women, the exhibition “Contemporary Muslim Fashions” held at Frankfurt’s Museum Angewandte Kunst has stirred strong reactions from feminists, Deutsche Welle reported. “The focus of the exhibition is a really fashionable modest dress and what we’re trying to show in the exhibition is that there is a lot of …

5 Black Muslim Coaches You Should Know

NEW YORK – Coaching and mentoring provide important means to acquire essential competencies and interpersonal skills for critical professional development and networking. Coaching fosters learning skills and enhancing performance crucial to success. Coaches can help professionals find balance, set smarter goals and improve confidence. While coaches help with learning skills, mentors inspire, providing insight and …

Christchurch Attacks: Muslim Women Still Fear Wearing Hijab in Public

CHRISTCHURCH – Two weeks after Christchurch massacre, many Muslim women in New Zealand are still too scared to wear their hijab in public, a local community which is concerned with serving migrant and refugee women in New Zealand said, Radio NZ reported. The non-profit organization, Shakti Community Council, currently assists 13 New Zealander Muslim women affected …

Muslim Sisterhood: Is the Sugar Coated Stuff Reality?

We are constantly told about the unity of the Muslim Ummah and the beauty of sisterhood. A Muslim friendship is allegedly “better” and “more fulfilling” than a non-Muslim friendship. Historically, Muslims are known to have compassionate and glorious friendships based on a mutual love of Allah and a desire to obey him. But what’s reality? …

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“Finally, I Am No Longer Wearing Makeup”

“An hour? It takes you an hour to do your make up every day?” I laughed embarrassedly as my friend teased me, his tone only half serious and the other half playful . “You could have a talent. You could use that hour every day to learn a new language or play the violin. You …

Meet First US Air Force JAG Officer to Wear Hijab

Lebanese-American Lt. Maysaa Ouza is making history as the first lawyer to wear hijab as part of the Air Force’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps program, Air Force Times reported. “At officer training, I was the first Muslim that most of my colleagues had ever met,” Ouza told NBC documentary. “Islam and the Air Force have more similarities …



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