Instagram bloggers unite against COVID-19 in $1,000 giveaway

Instagram bloggers often give away prizes to help spread their platforms and earn some cash for their blogging. We see prizes given away such as free bikes, services to gain clientele, beauty products and more. While these are common to see on your Instagram feed, there is a team of bloggers currently giving away $1,000 … Continue reading Instagram bloggers unite against COVID-19 in $1,000 giveaway

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Two Way Mirror

Isn’t it beautiful how we all develop through different stages? It’s beautiful how as adolescence we are learning how to discover the person we are deep down  Discovering one's true self is like a two way mirror A mirror functions in two ways One way is it shows us the reflection on our physical attributes … Continue reading Two Way Mirror

Can you forgive a racist?

HAPPY EPISODE 5 PART 2 DAY! We have a talk with each other about what racism is, if it is forgivable and situations that may possibly be forgiven. I don't want to say too much here, check out the episode below! As always, YouTube and Spotify. Comment what you think, can you forgive a racist? … Continue reading Can you forgive a racist?

REVIEW: Chicago History Museum highlights Muslim voices in American Medina

Happy Friday everyone! It is finally time for the weekend and you know what that means...Well... you do, I don't. Aside from life being extremely chaotic lately, I visited the new American Medina exhibit at the Chicago History Museum this week. I must say, I went into this exhibit not knowing what to expect. As … Continue reading REVIEW: Chicago History Museum highlights Muslim voices in American Medina

Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian

To the girls in my village whose clothes I made fun of, to the teachers I silently cursed for not giving their English speaking students extra attention, to my father who made me hate him, to my mother who cries alone, and to Falasteen that I helped destroy:   Will this piece of literature redeem me?  … Continue reading Redemption: Thoughts of a Non-Palestinian Palestinian

Author Nevien Shabbneh

Happy Friday everyone! Two weeks into the new year and hopefully everyone is enjoying it so far! For the feature today, we have someone that I have admired for years. I was honored when she agreed to be a guest, this week we have the incredible Nevien Shabbneh! Nevien graduated with a bachelors degree in … Continue reading Author Nevien Shabbneh

QUESTION AND ANSWER MOM AND DAUGHTER ADDITION

Happy Friday! Welcome back to She Speaks Diversity! This is the third Friday of the month, A.K.A: Q & A day! Boy do we have a great Q&A for you this month! For December's Q&A, I asked my Instagram followers what they thought of possibly doing a mother and daughter segment, and the results were … Continue reading QUESTION AND ANSWER MOM AND DAUGHTER ADDITION

Roya sings us a tune

Another podcast episode is out NOW! For this week, we talked with singer/songwriter Roya from Saudi Arabia to tell us about her upcoming EP that is to be released this summer. The singer tells us about her musical inspirations, influences and more. We talk about the music scene in Saudi and Roya also sings us … Continue reading Roya sings us a tune

We’re Back, Let’s Catch Up!

After taking a few months off from the show and website, The Veils of America is back and ready to crank out episodes for you to enjoy again! In this episode, we discuss what has gone on in our lives over the past few months, Coronavirus, life announcements and more. Check us out on Instagram … Continue reading We’re Back, Let’s Catch Up!

Genius Kiddos is a place for all to feel welcomed and build a community of hope

As students line up to enter Genius Kiddos tutoring center in Palos Hills on the south side of Chicago, they are greeted by teachers with a "Salam Alakkum." One by one they walk up the stairs to the second floor of the building to line up for Duhur prayer and head to class. Genius Kiddos … Continue reading Genius Kiddos is a place for all to feel welcomed and build a community of hope

Until Zero

120. Step off. Step back on. 119.8. Yes, I finally got under it. I look up at myself in the mirror, smiling at myself in celebration. I finally achieved big goal numero uno. Fifteen down, and ten to go before big goal numero dos. I shove the teller-of-truths (my scale) back underneath my bed and … Continue reading Until Zero