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Betty Campbell, Wales’ First Black Headteacher, Will Be Honoured With A Statue
Betty Campbell, Wales’ First Black Headteacher, Will Be Honoured With …

Betty Campbell, the first black headteacher in Wales, recently topped a Hidden Heroines shortlist of significant Welsh women thanks to her services to education.

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The Female Photographers Breaking Boundaries And The Stories That Matter
The Female Photographers Breaking Boundaries And The Stories That Matter

This week, we wanted to look at two female photographers whose work not only brings us the stories that matter but reflects a wider challenge to convention.

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These Are The Muslim Scientists Who Are Breaking New Ground In STEM
These Are The Muslim Scientists Who Are Breaking New Ground …

Here are some Muslims whose own work in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) could be remembered for generations to come.

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Islamic Leaders In Newcastle Reach Out To Vandals Who Attacked Their Education Centre
Islamic Leaders In Newcastle Reach Out To Vandals Who Attacked …

Trustees of Bahr Academy hope the vandals will visit and get to know its members, as they believe open communication could help prevent further attacks

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New Documentary Tells The Story Of Somali Life In Manchester
New Documentary Tells The Story Of Somali Life In Manchester

Through interviews and anecdotes, the film allows Somali-Mancunians to tell an array of stories that have been unfolding for over 20 years in the northern city.

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Fadwa Hammoud Becomes First Muslim Solicitor General in US
Fadwa Hammoud Becomes First Muslim Solicitor General in US

Fadwa Hammoud, a prosecutor from Wayne County, Michigan, is the first Muslim American to hold the position in the history of the country.

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Mahershala Ali: How The Muslim Actor Became Hollywood’s Most Gracious Star
Mahershala Ali: How The Muslim Actor Became Hollywood’s Most Gracious Star

Featured image credit: @MahershalaAli Two years ago, Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim man to win the Academy Award for …

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It’s 2019! Let’s Get This Bread (Metaphorically Speaking)
It’s 2019! Let’s Get This Bread (Metaphorically Speaking)

In short, resolutions are all relative. However, almost all of us can agree on one thing. We want this year to be an altogether happier, healthier and more productive 12 months …

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How Saby Khan Is Bringing Together Multiple Faiths Through Music
How Saby Khan Is Bringing Together Multiple Faiths Through Music

Here at Ummahsonic, it really interested us when we heard that Saby Khan will be playing a big role in using music to help create and nurture understanding between various …

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Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year Shows The Importance Of Journalism
Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year Shows The Importance Of Journalism

Recently, Time Magazine named Jamal Khashoggi, and other persecuted journalists, as its ‘Person of the Year’. In light of the Time article, we wanted to look at some of the …

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Surviving Hijab Is The HUGE Social Media Platform Empowering Hijabis
Surviving Hijab Is The HUGE Social Media Platform Empowering Hijabis

Surviving Hijab is a social media movement with 650,000 followers on Facebook and 20,000 on Instagram.

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Three Egyptian women win the 2018 L’Oréal UNESCO Award for Science
Three Egyptian women win the 2018 L’Oréal UNESCO Award for Science

We take a look at three Egyptian women who have been awarded the 2018 L’Oréal UNESCO Award for Women in Science.

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Ilhan Omar’s First Task: Fighting The Ban On Head Coverings In Congress
Ilhan Omar’s First Task: Fighting The Ban On Head …

Omar, who wears a hijab or a headscarf as part of her Muslim faith, believes the ban infringes on her 1st Amendment right to freely practice her religion.

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Meet the Muslim American Politicians Making History
Meet the Muslim American Politicians Making History

On Tuesday, Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib and Somali-American Ilhan Omar became the first Muslim women elected to US Congress. Tlaib took Michigan's 13th congressional district in a race in which she …

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The Black Muslims You Need to Know About Pt. V
The Black Muslims You Need to Know About Pt. V

UK Black History Month is coming to a close. The past four weeks have allowed us to reflect on the vital role black people have played in shaping the history …

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UK Black History Month: The Black Muslims You Need To Know About Pt. IV
UK Black History Month: The Black Muslims You Need To …

Here is another group of black Muslims you really need to know about.

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The Sisters Project: Changing The Way Muslim Women Are Viewed
The Sisters Project: Changing The Way Muslim Women Are Viewed

“The Sisters Project” is a photo series that depicts Muslim women as they really are - as academics, artists, activists and other identities the standard narratives elect to ignore.

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UK Black History Month: The Black Muslims You Need To Know About Pt. III
UK Black History Month: The Black Muslims You Need To …

To honour UK Black History Month, we’re showcasing the British black Muslims - and some non-British black Muslims - you need to know about.

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