“I was handcuffed in the airport and that is the most heartbreaking thing for me because in my mind I thought people who were handcuffed were prisoners, people who have committed crimes, people who needed handcuffs. I was really distressed and I asked the officer not to do it because of the way I was… Continue reading Exposing Inhuman Treatment in Detention Centers
We’ve dedicated this episode to discussing the Muslim Ban, but specifically to boost the voices of Muslim people at this time. Adiba and Amanda surround their discussion of the ban, its implications, and consequences, around the contributions of Muslim, and non-Muslim, people from both the U.S. and Ireland. If you are in any way affected… Continue reading Podcast: Muslim Ban – Muslim Voices Speak Out
Charlot’s Perspective It would be wrong to assume that there is only one definition of Feminism. I don’t think I have the right to define that word on behalf of everyone else. But I can speak for myself. At least for me, it’s a word that has changed its meaning countless times, and still is… Continue reading What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?
Adiba’s perspective: Ever since the Nobel Prize winners have been announced, there’s been a lot of conflicting opinion on the Prize for Literature. Bob Dylan, is not exactly “literature” by any defining paradigms but then again, I suppose, what is literature? The dictionary simply defines it as “written work,” which would expand the definition of… Continue reading Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Win Is Not “Redefining Boundaries”
On the 8th of October I had the pleasure of taking part as a live translator at a Brazilian Activism event called ‘Encrespa Geral’ which was organized by Saulo Galtri who is a curly hair specialist and a natural hair advocate. The event’s focus was the empowerment of women through their natural hair. My Personal… Continue reading Encrespa Geral: How Hair Impacts Our Identity