Why “No, This Does Not Represent Islam” Is No Longer a Sufficient Response to Radical Islam

Why “No, This Does Not Represent Islam” Is No Longer a Sufficient Response to Radical Islam

A video has recently emerged on YouTube containing footage from an Islamic School in the United Kingdom; the footage indicates that the school is openly teaching hate and prejudice towards other religions.     What makes matters even worse, is the fact that the school had originally been created and sponsored by the government under […]

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

Muslim Teen Flawlessly Shuts down Islamophobic Nonsense by Texting Her Dad

A few days ago a 17 year-old Muslim girl by the name of Lamyaa- residing in Pennsylvania tweeted a screenshot of an iMessage conversation she had with her father.     The conversation she tweeted was one that involved Lamyaa asking her father a direct question regarding his reaction and/or opinion should she decide to […]

Wrap My Hijab Music Video Reveals Sickening ‘Hijabiphobia’

by Rana Elhawary

Last week, Mona Haydar — a veiled, Muslim, pregnant, Syrian-American — released a music video commemorating the very first official International Muslim Woman’s Day. Haydar released the video hoping it would combat certain stereotypes regarding veiled women being passive, oppressed, and voiceless.   This is one of those situations when the intention of the artist […]

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

by Salma Hossam

  United States President Donald Trump, 24: Legacy, Islamophobics and others have painted refugees as the bad guys. In reality, they’re people, just like every single one of us, fleeing desperate situations in their home countries.   A new exhibit, titled “Refuge,” brings this juxtaposition to light by showcasing the refugee children who stand to lose […]

Being Young, Female and Muslim in the UK

Being Young, Female and Muslim in the UK

  With everyone focusing on President Trump’s executive order to ban people from traveling to the United States from seven major Muslim countries, everyone seemed to forget that racism and Islamophobia doesn’t just exist in the land of the brave. On the other side of the world, the UK to be specific, it may be […]

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

  Women have been uniting like never before in the United States this past week. Following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, every woman has left the comfort of her home, took to the streets to protect her basic rights. The Women’s March  has been a huge inspiration for females all over the world, yet amidst one of the […]

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

  A US high school teacher is facing massive backlash for a series of Facebook posts that targeted Muslims, gays and other minority groups. He encouraged people to vote for Donald Trump so Muslims would be “butchered.”     The offensive posts were allegedly made by Dan Close, who teaches American History and Government at Dewey High […]

This Peace House Video Fights Islamophobia with Humor

This Peace House Video Fights Islamophobia with Humor

  As Islamophobia continues to rise in countries such as the US, there seems to be more and more stories of Muslims getting kicked off of flights for being, well, Muslim…   Only last week, YouTube Star Adam Saleh was kicked off of a Delta flight for speaking to his mother in Arabic on the […]

Was This American YouTuber Kicked Off a Flight For Speaking Arabic?

Was This American YouTuber Kicked Off a Flight For Speaking Arabic?

  Arab-American YouTube stars Adam Saleh and Slim Al Baher filmed a video as they were being removed from a Delta flight, and it’s already gotten over 400,000+ views.   The flight was bound for New York, but before departing from London, Saleh and a friend were removed from the flight– just because a fellow passenger […]

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

  Noor Tagouri, a Libyan-American hijabi journalist, has been featured in Playboy, the famous entertainment magazine, and has been included as one of the Renegades 2016, a series of profiles on iconic figures who challenge stereotypes, taboos and common culture.   “To be honest, I think being a hijabi Muslim woman, helped me gain that trust. […]

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