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Mina Shoots
Mina Shoots: The Photographer Making the World Bright and Beautiful

Amina Adan, known on Instagram as Mina Shoots, is a British Somali photographer from London whose subjects always shine through in unfussy compositions.

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Cherrie
Cherrie is the Somali Swedish Singer That You Need to …

163 För Evigt by singer-songwriter Cherrie is flying across the net. Here’s why you need to hop on the Somali Swedish future-superstar’s bandwagon right now

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Another England
Mapping a Century of Black and Asian Heritage in Another England

The project, which was organised by Historic England, documents over a century of black and Asian life in the UK. We take a look at Another England.

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Black
Black History Month: Black in the Day

Black in the Day is a photo archive + Instagram that describes itself as a ‘visual journey through the Black British Experience.’

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Vintage Somalia: An Instagram Remembering a Land We Rarely See
Vintage Somalia: An Instagram Remembering a Land We Rarely See

The photos on the Instagram Vintage Somalia prove that there was once so much more to the East African country than conflict, suffering and instability.

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Ghana
Kobe Subramaniam’s Photos of Eid al-Adha in Ghana are Incredible

During the recent celebrations for Eid al-Adha, Kobe Subramaniam shot a few pics at Central Mosque in Cape Coast, Ghana. They’re sunny, vibrant and joyous.

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Maaria Lohiya
We Love These Amazing Photos of the People of Palestine …

Maaria Lohiya is a photographer who graces her followers with photos of the places she goes and the people she sees, like these portraits of Palestinians.

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Riz Ahmed
Riz Ahmed Becomes the First Muslim to win an Acting Emmy

Riz Ahmed won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role in The Night Of, making him the first Muslim to win an Emmy for acting.

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MS Paint
Muslim Masterpieces Created by Ummahsonic on MS Paint

The mark the recent passing of MS Paint (and even more recent return) we took to the beloved Windows program to create our own Muslim-based masterpieces.

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35mm Ilm: We Love the Photos of Fuad J.
35mm Ilm: We Love the Photos of Fuad J.

If you’re a talented Muslim photographer (35mm film or digital), like our boy Fuad J., then we want to feature your photos on Ummahsonic. Get involved.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #13
The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #13

After thirteen terrific instalments, we’re bidding farewell to The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram series. What a wild ride it’s been.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #12

This is the penultimate Young Muslim Artist You Need to Follow on Instagram :’( So make sure to check out the work of the very talented Elhaam Sahebdin.

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Spoken Word
Have We Told You About Our...SPOKEN WORD CHALLENGE?!

We know you’ve been inspired by the spoken word artists we’ve featured this Ramadan, so we want you to try your hand for our Spoken Word Challenge.

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Somali
Somali Sideways is Sharing Unheard Stories from the Diaspora

Somali Sideways is a photo project that is looking to change perceptions of Somalis and the diaspora - a people who often suffer from negative stereotypes.

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Zubaidah
The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #11

The next young Muslim artist you need to follow on Instagram is Zahrah Zubaidah, a ridiculously talented painter, sketcher and printmaker based in Glasgow.

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The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #10

The next young Muslim artist you need to follow on Instagram is Farwa Moledina, a fine art student in Birmingham who creates immersive, soulful portraits.

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Shakeel
The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #9

Shakeel is a Pakistan-based artist who left a career in dentistry to create contemporary collages that subvert the images you’d find in glossy fashion mags.

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Rahim
The Young Muslim Artists You Need to Follow on Instagram #8

Next up on Ummahsonic’s series spotlighting young Muslim artists on Instagram is Amira Rahim, a painter specialising in multicoloured, abstract canvases.