A 16 Point Guide On How To Get Paid Your Worth As A Person Of Color

By Nafisa Bakkar

  *by large companies. Last week, actresses Gabrielle Union and Gina Rodriguez came together to speak about how as women of color they were consistently…

Thinking straight: 3 Ways to navigate information overload

By Hanan

  It was in the middle of a bookshop furrowed in the heart of Chelsea, one sunny afternoon, I remember feeling frazzled after a job interview…

Mum Why Are There No Female Prophets? ” Princesses of Paradise & Strong Female Leaders in Islam

By Sumaya Teli

Name two Prophets who didn’t have a father? Hmmm….prophet Adam? Yes awesome! “… aaaaandddd…. I forgot…his name …” Prophet Adam had neither mother not father…

8 social justice organisations and protestor bail out funds to donate to

By Amaliah Team

Whilst we know that change is a long term pursuit, there are immediate forms of actions like giving your support financially to organisations who are…

The Brown Hijabi’s resource guide for understanding White Supremacy & Disinvesting from anti-blackness for South Asians and Non-Black POC

By Amaliah Team

As the term “People of Colour” has become more embedded in everyday vocabulary over the years, moments like now show us that there must be…

on capitalising on our identities

By Afaf Asad

Leaving a footprint in the sands of time has always been a preoccupation, particularly for those of us who have at one point been occupied.…

Understanding the meaning of Salaam; Quranic Greetings to the Inhabitants of Jannah

By Fadumo Hassan

The Salaam of a Lifetime; Quranic Greetings to the Inhabitants of Jannah Their greeting the Day they meet Him will be, “Peace.” And He has…

Hannah Idil’s message: Stay at home and protect yourself, but if you do protest protect yourself too

By Hannah Idil

London is one of the most surveilled cities on the entire planet with over an estimated 500,000 cameras monitoring the the very movements we make…

Decolonise your child’s book shelf with books featuring black Muslim characters

By Black Muslim Forum

Creating an environment where an individual feels accepted and seen begins young, it begins at the fingertips of young hands flicking through books and playing…

A thread: “So do you care as much about Black life as you do Black death?”

By Amaliah Team

View this post on Instagram "So do you care as much about Black life as you do Black death?" ​- Thread by @cheeyennemarie A post…

Book Review: A Virtue of Disobedience by Asim Qureshi 

By Khadijah Elshayyal

The increasingly polarised political climate in which we live is a source of constant anxiety for many of us. Muslims find themselves surrounded by a…

Finding meaning in motherhood during Lockdown

By Mariya bint Rehan

As we bear witness to the profoundly humbling phenomena of the world coming to a screeching halt at the behest of a microscopic entity – …

Soukeyna Osei-Bonsu on why she wants to create a school for Black Muslim children and why our curriculum needs decolonising

By Amaliah Team

Welcome to Amaliah’s ‘In Conversation With’ series! We invite Muslim women on social media from across industries and across the world to have some interesting conversations…

Suhoor Stories Round Up

By Aliyah Hasinah

As we round up Ramadan It’s been an eventful and very different Ramadan this year. Looking through some of the Suhoor Stories submitted, I thought…

Keeping the Ramadan vibe alive starting with Shawwal fasts

By Sunday Circles

So Shawwal is almost here, Ramadan is over….where do we go from here?  How do we, should we, react? There are many reactions we can have…

Small Reminders – When a man expects his mum or wife to clean after him, he is sending a political message

By Alwia Al-Hassan

It will come as no surprise to you that I, like many other women in the world, love a clean home but despise the act…

Why and how I improved my relationship with my ex husband-the father of my children

By Selina Bakkar

When divorce is decided and kids are involved it takes a little time post-divorce to realize that the relationship that just broke down still needs…

How to start a book club – a 10 step guide

By @sofia_reading

The benefits of reading are well known by most of us; it can increase our understanding of the world, open up new horizons, reduce stress,…

Brothers, Hear our voices. We mean no harm, an open letter.

By Amaliah Anonymous

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I noticed a debate ensue on Muslim Twitter, and have read every one of your comments regarding the type of women…

13 Resources and Initiatives on Black Muslim History- From the UK to USA

By Selina Bakkar

Imagery Source This article is currently being edited by our team and will reflect more resources. Please feel free to email us if you’d like…

Cycle Sisters, the initiative getting Muslim women on their bikes!

By Amaliah Team

This month we shed light on the initiative that is encouraging us to cycle! Sarah Javaid founder of Cycle Sisters answers some questions from us, Cycle…

Here’s Mufti Menk’s Chocolate Sponge Recipe

By Amaliah Team

Know for his humorous and engaging delivery of Islamic knowledge, Mufti Menk is the gift that keeps on giving. He’s upped one on his Twitter…

Here are 10 things you can do while on your period this Ramadan

By Amaliah Team

Just started your period with the onset of Ramadan? Or you’re due in the last 10 days maybe? There’s always a slight air of panic…

Fajr has been trending on Twitter, here’s what you’re sharing

By Amaliah Team

Ramadan 2020, May 1, 2020. We like to capture certain moments on Twitter to look back at in a few month’s time, so really this is…

Ramadan

24 ways to have a waste free Ramadan and Eid

By Anisah Osman Britton

If Al Khaaliq, The Creator, has created all of this world and the life upon it, shouldn’t we strive to protect it? By trying to…

Short read: How I use mind mapping to plan my duas for Ramadan

By Taskeen Jamal

As part of my preparations for Ramadan this year, I decided to spend some time focusing on my dua, and defining what it is I…

Eid Sweet treats inspo 2020 – Physical Distancing, Spiritually Connecting

By Amaliah Sponsored

With the sunny bank holiday ahead, some of us maybe will be keen to head to the park to relax, sunbathe or have a picnic,…

Easy Eid Bake with kids – Physical Distancing, Spiritually Connecting

By Amaliah Sponsored

While we won’t be having huge family gatherings as we continue social distancing, you can spread the love by dropping off biscuits to neighbours (of…

Eid Home Decoration Crafting Ideas – Physical Distancing, Spiritually Connecting

By Amaliah Sponsored

With Eid around the corner, many of us will be staying at home to do our part in helping to control the virus. Some of…

Mini Reminders: Rethinking the importance of What Zakat Can Look Like

By Furqan Mohamed

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world are conscious of their faith, particularly how it relates to the world around them. Apart…

Justice & Ethics in a capitalistic world: How your spending affects the rich and poor of the world

By Sheeza Shah

Today, accumulated wealth sits in a small number of pockets around the world and the gap between the rich and the poor has widened. More…

Acknowledging Structural Anti-Shi’ism in Sunnī Dominant Spaces

By Hoda Katebi

Truthfully, it was not until rather recently that I really was able to understand the extent and prevalence of anti-Shia bias in the many spaces,…

Aya Hachem, the Muslim student who became the victim in a drive by shooting in Blackburn

By Amaliah Team

This article has been further edited on the 20th of May to reflect recent tweets and information on the incident. We have also chosen tweets…

3 things to do on Eid – Physical distancing, spiritually connecting

By Amaliah Sponsored

It’s been a different Ramadan for us all this year, and hopefully a once in a lifetime moment. While the lockdown has brought a number…

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Two Sense; Muslim Women + The Graveyard Dilemma, Greenhouse Houses + Youtube Islam

By The Amaliah Podcast

Welcome back to our fortnightly Two Sense series, in which Selina, Nafisa + Sara,  hit the roundtable to put their two cents on 4 subjects…

Ramadan books

19 Islamic and Muslim character books for kids about Ramadan, Eid and everyday life!

By Amaliah Team

This article is sponsored by Anafiya Gifts, find out more about their work and shop all of the products in this article here One of…