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How to Get Your Eid On: Festive Decorations for Ramadan -
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How to Get Your Eid On: Festive Decorations for Ramadan How a Chicago woman is inspiring the spirit of Eid in all of us with her online company Days of Eid

For many of us Ramadan in the West often times feels like an isolated experience void of the celebratory vibes that we find back home. Fasting is a long and arduous process especially during the hot summer months, and while our dedicated mothers, grandmothers and aunts create delicious meals for…


The Body Image Project: Coley's Adventure -
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The Body Image Project: Coley’s Adventure Real women (and men) share their stories of personal growth in a society that makes it nearly impossible to develop a healthy, positive sense of self

The whole culture of trying to get women to love themselves still tends to isolate and alienate women in some way (fat-shaming, skinny-shaming, colorism, etc.). The body image project is a series that highlights what real, everyday women (and some men) have done to develop a positive perception of their…


Stop Asking Me When I'm Getting Married -
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Stop Asking Me When I’m Getting Married

I think there’s a flashing red sign on my forehead that says, “Ask Her When She’s Getting Married!!!!” At my sister’s wedding almost six years ago I heard, “O’balik” (may you be next) more times than I heard “Mabrook” (congratulations) on my sister’s actual, real marriage. A year later when I…



The Body Image Project: Adwaa's Alchemy -
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The Body Image Project: Adwaa’s Alchemy Real women (and men) share their stories of personal growth in a society that makes it nearly impossible to develop a healthy, positive sense of self

The whole culture of trying to get women to love themselves still tends to isolate and alienate women in some way (fat-shaming, skinny-shaming, colorism, etc.). The body image project is a series that highlights what real, everyday women (and some men) have done to develop a positive perception of their…