Just Do It…. InShAllah!!

Just Do It!! InShAllah!!

 

The sportswear giant Nike has finally realized that the hijab is not a symbol of oppression after all, but again, only if it is their design or has its logo. The hijab that Muslim women have been wearing for hundreds of years has gotten the recognition it deserves. The issue of hijab and Muslim dress is taking a huge space of our conversation. This is not just in the west but also in the Muslim world. Ironically while Nike is trying to tap in the huge hijab Market, some Muslim women now, are taking them off to show the modern warm soft Islam. Last week Egypt celebrated the 2nd anniversary of taking the hijab off One-Million-Woman March, as it is championed by General el-Sisi in Egypt and his co-horts in the Gulf states. To be clear, Muslim women wear or don’t wear their hijab based on lots of socio- economic issues, other than religious ones.

Islam wasn’t clear about the Hijab requirements. God doesn’t usually get into women’s fashion, and the prophet was busy completing and perfecting the Abrahamic faith let alone what should women wear or don’t wear. When it comes to Hijab, and unlike Nike, God doesn’t order women to, “Just Do It… InShAllah.  The Hijab that Muslim wear now, is very personal, stylish, and varies, it is becoming a fashion statement. You can see proud young and old women, wearing modern and traditional hijab, all express their identity and personalities. Now Nike wants all Muslims wear one hijab, an ugly looking black one that looks like it came out of  Black Sails movie,

Above all, Women and men are required to be modest, and this is a guideline that should cover lots of clothing styles and costumes around the world’s different climates; cold, hot, sandy, icy, or the political climate of Islamophobia. All require different costumes, and creative solutions.

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At Benefit Show, Egyptian American Comedian Ahmed Ahmed, Took No Prisoners (Adult Language)

ANERA sponserd a feel-good evening filled with laughter, featuring a special performance by Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed! ANERA’s director of development, Hani Almadhoun, will be speaking about the current refugee crisis in Lebanon and conditions in Gaza and the West Bank, with an emphasis on the positive impact ANERA supporters have through our projects on the ground.

All proceeds will go toward projects that help Palestinian and Syrian families improve their lives and live in dignity.
This event is sponsored by Mizna!

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Indian American Community Holds A Peace Vigil, Civil Engagement


The Peace March in memory of Srinivas Kuchibhotla to show our Minnesota community’s solidarity against hate and our commitment to peace and tolerance.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in an disheartening incident on Feb 22,2017, shot in a sad display of hate. Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot were wounded in the incident that took place in Olathe, Kansas last week. Ian took gunshots in a very brave and compassionate attempt to protect Srinivas and Alok.
1 Technology Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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A Conversation: Egyptian Singer/Performer Donia Massoud ( دنيا مسعود ) Her Artistic Journey!

BIO:
Born in Alexandria, Donia Massoud left for Cairo at the age of 19, alone and independent, to the outrage and chagrin of her family. After a number of experiences on stage, both singing and acting, Massoud began a three-year journey searching for and documenting folk poetry and music. She traveled the length and breadth of the country, from Suez to Upper Egypt, to learn and study the musical repertoires of ordinary people.
www.doniamassoud.com

here her old cd:
https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/doniamassoud

and a new collection of live in Paris :
https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/doniamassoud000000000

Donia Massoud
Actress/Singer
donia.massoud@gmail.com
www.doniamassoud.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Donia-Massoud/10448477876
Bitnadini Tani Lih – Musicians Of The Nile – Musicians Of The Nile

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