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This Is A Man’s World But It Would Be Nothing Without A Woman Or A Girl


The Arabic word for revolution, thawra, has a female gender. So does the word ’huriya (freedom), and so does the word intifada (uprising). Like many other young women, I was captivated by the uprisings that swept the Middle East and … Continue reading

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Waiting To Exhale


“I’m black on the Inside!” This is what my husband and I, humorously, tell ourselves any time we find ourselves in a position providing a sympathetic and compassionate point of view towards a “black” persons struggle in Life or when … Continue reading

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