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
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
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
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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
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