The Young Muslim Digital Space

By Sumaiya Zama The summer of 2019 saw the rapid rise of TikTok engagement around the world, particularly within the young Muslim digital space. Young hijabi content creators that posted their short videos were met with thousands of retweets on Muslim Twitter. Even the cringey “Imams at Jummah Khutbah” skits had a solid three months of spotlight on pretty much every platform. TikTok content was no longer reserved for the TikTok app; it slowly seeped into every platform young Muslims found themselves on, including Facebook meme pages.  One day, people may write PhD dissertations on just how important the digital space

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Three Ways To Make The Most Of Your Time At Home

By Zienab Fahs, CAIR Michigan Almost eight weeks ago, we were all wishing for the same two things: to make our responsibilities disappear, and to spend the entire day in pajamas. Well, only one of those wishes came true. As we collectively settle into this new norm, we can’t help but consider how to make the most of our time. Being at home may seem restrictive, but there are a number of ways we can be productive and support our communities amidst this global pandemic. Here are three to start: Utilize Your EXPERTISE Whether you’re a natural-born artist, or hold

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How the FBI Questions American Muslims

COVID Cancellations, a new CAIR video series, explores the pending civil rights and civil liberties issues impacting American Muslims. In today’s video, CAIR senior civil rights attorney Gadeir Abbas discusses a pending case that underscores the unprecedented nature of the government’s blanket profiling of Muslims. 

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10 Tips for Parents Trying to Home School While Working from Home

By Abeer Shinnawi Many parents and guardians have been transitioning into the world of “teaching during covid-19” while simultaneously working from home and maintaining daily household functions.  To help you alleviate the stress of making it all work, here are some ideas to keep in mind on what is important to focus on with your child during a pandemic? First, please remember to be patient with your child during this time of change.  Also, keep in mind that the required number of hours per day for instruction in the home is not the same as a school.  Here is a

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