Growing up whenever I witnessed family drama, not just my own but also relatives and friends I naturally assumed this is the norm. This is simply how Brown people just are, problematic and dysfunctional. Our family unit structures seem to excel when it comes to external matters, such as ensuring family members have a roof […]Read more "Family Drama never seems to end? Or is it something deeper?"
On Sunday, Pakistani Hazara community was targeted by an Islamist terrorist attack that led to the death of 11 coal miners in South Western Province … Condemnation On Terrorist Attack Against HazarasRead more "Condemnation On Terrorist Attack Against Hazaras"
There are no ordinary moments Every minute a decree is being fulfilled Every minute a truth is unfolding A choice is being made Either you’re against your destiny or for it How does one stay on the path? Ask God to guide you constantly As this life is slippery All it takes is a small […]Read more "There Are No Ordinary Moments"
My heart begins to pound slightly as I open up the majestic WordPress app, my stomach filled with butterflies and dozens of thoughts rush through my mind like a bee stampede. Every new idea that rushes through the corners of my mind gives of a buzzing sound which makes me feel exhilarated. It’s been FIVE […]Read more "The Return of the Seeker"
When I left this blog I was just a child, a child who had not experienced life at its core and all its wonderful fruits or its harsher realities. Since then, God has made sure I experience both. Since then God has put me on a journey filled with turmoil that ultimately led to an […]Read more "Youth vs Grace"
Afternoon, fellow defiant sisters. How we all doing this hot summers day? If your casually strolling WordPress feel free to check out my feature on Lapptheblog. http://www.lappthebrand.com/2017/06/18/how-was-grenfell-towers-burn/Read more "Lapptheblog Feature."
Before I lead myself into despair I need to get this shit of my chest. Who lives in London? Whose working class? Whose an ethnic minority? I’ll tell you who those hundreds of the roughly 500 residents who remain uncounted for in the Grenfell Tower block fire. I can’t speak on this without feeling a […]Read more "#Grenfelltower Rapid thoughts."
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Part I, Written By Saadia Haq Of The Human Lens Women were the first pioneers of Islam – without whom the history of this Muslim Ummah wouldn’t be what it is today. For if they weren’t there; the Muslim men would not have been able to achieve the feats…
It’s only been 24 hours since the tragic death of Labour MP Jo Cox and London and Yorkshire is filled with flowers paying tribute. Cox was brutally murdered as she arrived to constituency surgery on Thursday, June 16. Asides from being a politician Cox’s was also a mother of two and a wife. Hearing about […]Read more "#JoCoxMP + Media double standards. "
The more we progress through times it is fair to say Black and Brown women are being accepted at large in comparison to our ancestors. Long gone are those days of seeing the slim White woman with the long pins on every newspaper. Society is now being introduced to ethnic female bodies, the media in […]Read more "The Ethnic Body VS The World"