Books, Pop Culture

The #MuslimSquad got into formation, and it was amazing

It was #squadgoals

Get ready for the latest creative movement to hit the Twitter-sphere: #MuslimSquad. Formed by formidable Twitter personalities and writers Kaye M. (@gildedspine), Farah (), Heba (@godgivenly), JS Reklaw (@jsreklaw), Arnessa (@Rrrrnessa) and supported by Laila Alawa (@lulainlife), the movement seeks, in their own words, to “writ[e] ourselves into the narrative. Muslim creatives living that epic superhero life: boosting voices, telling truths, sharing stories and support.”

To kick off the movement, the group hosted a Twitter conversation about what it meant to be a Muslim creative, what the community needs from books, publishers and authors, and how to make a real difference. Hundreds participated, and the squad plans to come back with new initiatives.

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