If you read one thing today let it be this, this, this:
They Pretend To Be Us While Pretending We Don’t Exist by Jenny Zhang via Buzzfeed.
We want to print and frame the entire masterpiece.
Our favorite story of the week: This beautiful Turkish couple decided to share their wedding festivities with 4,000 Syrian refugees, inviting them to eat with them and celebrate their special day. The groom’s father – who had the initial idea for the celebration – said that he was pleased that the couple began their new life together “with such a selfless action.”
Read more about the wedding, here. #RelationshipGoals
What we’re reading these days: Sapelo Square, an important online resource for African American Islam. Named after one of the first communities of African Muslims in the United States (Sapelo Island), the website features articles, blog posts and special features and is a showcase for African American Islam in all its diversity and complexity. From the editors:
Sapelo Square hopes to intervene in the marginalization and erasure of African American Muslims in the public square by building an online forum that places African American Muslims at the center. Our goal is to celebrate, document and analyze the experiences of this unique community in order to shed light on its global impact.
Read more, here.
Eid Mubarak from our Love, InshAllah family to yours! Wishing you a joyous and blessed Eid al-Fitr. May all your Ramadan fasts and prayers be answered by the One who is All-Knowing and Loving.