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
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?
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
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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Veils of America! We had such a great discussion here that we decided to split the episode in half. This is part one of episode five where we rip on each other and tell funny stories about stereotypes we fall into. We played a game that … Continue reading Episode 5 part 1
Hello all! Welcome back to another episode of She Speaks Diversity! Sorry for the delay in episode posting, we want to bring you the best episodes we can and today we have our very first guest! Please welcome Genien Sheikah and daughter Danya Khatib! The two are Instagram bloggers who bring a different game to … Continue reading Episode 4: Genie_Cooks serving some looks
Hi everyone! It has been a minuet for sure! We at She Speaks Diversity have been excited to get another episode to you! This episode centers around fall and modest fashion. Oula also gives us a bit of a lesson on how to choose which brands to support. We also played our very first … Continue reading Episode 3
We are back with another episode for you! We hope you enjoy the new one. We are on Spotify and YouTube. Check us out below! Like Comment Share and Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqDKj0DUUks&feature=youtu.be
Welcome to Season two of She Speaks Diversity and the first premiering episode of She Speaks Diversity: The Veils Of America. A talk show hosted by five American Muslim women who are pursuing degrees in arts and media, while finding their opportunity to voice their opinions and spread insight on what brown women face in … Continue reading Episode 01 She Speaks Diversity: Veils Of America
Do you ever just feel lost? You know where you're going but you don't know why, or what will be at your destination? You have an idea of what you want and you see what everyone wants from you, but is it truly what you're asking for? I feel lost. often. -Yasmeen Sheikah