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My Muslim Uncle & Childhood Lessons on Tolerance

On a day I remember to be like any other, perhaps while watching Nickelodeon and sitting too close to the TV, my uncle arrived home from college. He had just graduated and had converted to Islam. He had a new name. “Call me Uncle Amin”, he told my cousin and me. When we’d forget and say “Uncle Andre” over and over again, he would ignore us until we got it right. My uncle would go on to g...

I Am a Woman

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I am a woman Born of a woman of struggle The struggle of a time and place where choices not known kept the mind from soaring. The struggle of cultural expectations that dictated a future less than unknown potential. The struggle of being trapped by a fertile womb that neither time nor circumstance could hold at bay. The struggle of captivity tied to hell by ceremony and need that ...

Daily Round-Up

Wondering what's going on with the attack on women's rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women! War on Women From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "On April 28, 2012, marches were held in 55 cities protesting the War on Women, organized by a group which formed in response to the War on Women, UniteWomen.org. Although response ...

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