1 teaspoon of teucrium

Stories from the Outside

I may have tried to wash the Arabic off my tongue, as if rejecting the bitterness of some of the herbs Jiddoh and Yummah made me drink.
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Mama’s museum

Stories from the Outside

I didn’t realize how these different personal artistic expressions captured and reflected rapidly evolving political, social and economic climates.
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It’s not about you

Stories from the Outside

Whether or not we will ever come to terms with this, we have internalized this racism; it is reflected daily in our actions and cultural practices.
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So you’re a 12-year-old hajji?

Stories from The Book

My mom had picked me up from school that day, and she told me that I was to miss a month of school. At 12 years old, I was receiving the opportunity to trek to the other side of the world, stay in Saudi Arabia and complete the spiritual and religious journey that is the hajj.
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