Kanwal Memon, a fashion enthusiast, multi-media art curator, poet, and future author. She uses fashion as a way to express her individuality while still curating a platform to inspire young Muslim women to express their bodies and features the same way. Her poems speak about relationships, heartbreak, and agony while following the journey of being … Continue reading Kanwal Memon
Tell me Tell me sweet baby How did you shed the skin I caressed so graciously How could you easily strip off the skin my fingers danced upon Was it that easy to wipe the flakes of my kisses Sweet darling, I wish you saved it so I can make myself a new pair of … Continue reading reptile, km
talked with The Reminders very own, Aja Black via Skype about her career and what it means to be a diverse woman.
America's first ever hijab wearing Television anchor tells us about her journey to becoming the woman she is today.
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
This weeks podcast is a very real discussion with fast rising poet/ spoken word artist, Yara Daoud. Yara is a 23 year old Palestinan-American that advocates to make a change through her voice. Daoud's work focuses on Palestinian liberation, as well as anti-blackness. The young Devry alum hopes to connect voices and joined struggles through … Continue reading Yara the poet
I had the absolute pleasure of being able to sit and talk to Zainab Merchant via phone call for this weeks podcast. Zainab is a Muslim journalist, studying at Harvard. She is also an author, mother of three, and the creator of Chipakly which is a media outlet that showcases justice and creativity. You may recognize … Continue reading Zainab Merchant
Questions and answers from listeners are answered with Yasmeen, Duaa, and Hinda
For this weeks podcast, I interviewed the lovely Manar Noubani, a Columbia College Chicago alum who has recently started a clothing brand taking the Middle East by surprise. I sat with Manar to talk about Middle Eastern Pulse and the process behind creating the brand. Manar always knew she wanted to do something to get … Continue reading MIDDLE EASTERN PULSE
Happy Wednesday everyone! It is the middle of the week, Chicago is cold and blistery, the sunsets earlier, and the nights are longer. Pumpkin spice is transitioning to peppermint mocha, and we went from summer-like weather to the "Welcome to Chicago" temperatures really quick. The middle of the week, in such cold temperatures, can add … Continue reading Women Wednesday!