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CoverGirl welcomes Muslim beauty blogger Nura Afia

Last Wednesday CoverGirl announced another fresh face to their new lineup: Muslim beauty blogger Nura Afia. The announcement of her addition came shortly after Covergirl announced makeup artist James Charles as its first male spokesmodel. Both announcements have fans of the beauty brand praising the huge win for diversity. The YouTube star told Glamour that…

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Ramadan: A wife’s perspective (and a husband’s)

My husband’s heavy breathing assures me he is sound asleep. I cautiously tiptoe out of the darkened bedroom, careful not to stub yet another toe on a piece of furniture, and make my way downstairs to the kitchen. As I begin to prepare the French toast and tea, warm smells fill the first floor of our home, but at this early hour they do not strike me as appetizing: it is 4:30 a.m. and I am putting together my and my husband’s sehri.

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Oppression!

According to Allah’s rules and laws women and men are equal with different duties and responsibilities in society. I believe that western feminists have the wrong notion of what “equal rights” between men and women truly mean.

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