Khadijah VanBrakle’s book, a YA contemporary novel, is notable for tackling underrepresented social issues within Muslim communities.
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One of the primary goals of Muslim Heritage Month is to challenge stereotypes and foster understanding.
The Highlights Foundation, with generous support from the Doris Duke Foundation's Building Bridges Program, is hosting the retreats for selected Muslim writer and illustrator applicants.
At the event, teens (and grown-ups) will be able to sit in on panels featuring some of the industry’s hottest authors. Several of the authors attending the convention are Muslim authors who have been making waves in the publishing world.
“Grounded,” a middle grade novel, tells the story of four kids who find themselves stuck at an airport due to a thunderstorm following a Muslim convention.
The peaceful Let Gaza Live protest was planned weeks prior to the festival, inspired by Palestinian people using art as a form of resistance.
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Notably, the Islamic Scholarship Fund was awarded $100,000 to nurture Muslim filmmakers through financial support, mentorships and experiential learning opportunities.
For American Muslims passionate about making a positive impact in media and politics, ISF is able to aid their journeys by providing merit-based scholarships.
“The 1497 South Asian Lodge at the Sundance Film Festival is a vital hub for cultural exchange,” 1497 co-founders said in a joint statement. “It offers a platform where the richness of South Asian storytelling can converge with a global audience.”
RASA is actively exploring projects featuring strong female protagonists, narratives centered around social justice and stories that portray Muslim characters in positive and empowering roles.