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These people are fighting the good fight because LGBTQ+ Muslims shouldn’t have to sacrifice one identity at the expense of the other.
Shaima Shamdeen | Oct 9, 2018
Youth activists ages 11 to 18 return home to educate their communities about how to curb the crisis.
Shaima Shamdeen | Jul 6, 2018
A Cincinnati nonprofit works to give renters a reason to stay and invest in their homes.
Shaima Shamdeen | Jun 26, 2018
On Twitter, #MyNakbaStory allows descendants of the 700,000 exiled during the formation of Israel to honor their past—and continue their protests.
Shaima Shamdeen | May 15, 2018
It’s a holiday intended for introspection and community, something Muslims and non-Muslims alike can benefit from.
Shaima Shamdeen | May 14, 2018
A former inmate’s resource guide is now helping others released from jail find their way back into society.
Shaima Shamdeen | Apr 19, 2018
How a Chicago teacher inspired by Black Panther is using the movie to teach about race and colonialism in America.
Shaima Shamdeen | Mar 6, 2018
A New York City restaurant does more than serve home cooking from around the world. It prepares each dish with the love that only a grandmother can provide.
Shaima Shamdeen | Feb 20, 2018