Milwaukee-area Muslims are used to others trying to tell their story.

Now, a local Muslim nonprofit has launched an online publication where they can tell it themselves.

The Wisconsin Muslim Journal published its first issue this month, from the offices of the Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition in Greenfield.

The site features stories about Milwaukee's diverse Muslim community, as well as breaking news, cultural events and issues of interest from around the world.

"It's to be informative, educational, entertaining ... and it's a way to give a voice to the Muslim community," said Janan Najeeb, president of the Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition and founder of the Islamic Resource Center at 5235 S. 27th St.

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