Posts Tagged ‘women’

Beauty Within Me

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Beauty Within Me

They say that I’m oppressed because I cover my hair.
They are misinformed, and by that I swear,
Misinformed because they lack the knowledge that I own
Knowledge that changed throughout the years I’ve grown.

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But I Love the Attention

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But I Love the Attention

In her recent novel Boy vs. Girl, Na’ima B. Roberts illustrates an important, yet overlooked phenomenon for girls and women who wear hijab.

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The Story of “I Don’t Care”

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The Story of “I Don’t Care”

I sat in the room, alone, observing my new dress that I wore, and carefully examining my accessories. I was dressed in the most stylish of clothes with perfect matching accessories, and along with my new haircut, I thought I looked the most beautiful of all.
But would others approve?

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That’s What Muslim Girls are Made of!

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That’s What Muslim Girls are Made of!

Pleasant and kindly,
And everything smiley,
That’s what Muslim girls are made of

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Dear World

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Dear World

Dear World, Why do you think I am oppressed?
Oppressed? Because I do not walk the streets undressed?

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