Sign up for their newsletter here. Every so often, he peered over his shoulder, just in case someone was still awake and could come into his room. May Allah, the greatest, the most kind, the most merciful, forgive me.
Malala Yousafzai gave a stirring speech at the U. Yousafzai was celebrated July 12, her 16th birthday, which the U. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a speech marking the event.
This post originally appeared on Revelist. My father -- battling his usual bout of insomnia -- was up late watching television while I feigned sleep on the love seat. For over an hour, he shuffled through our collection of VHS movies looking for something to watch.
Picture this: an adult woman drives to a secluded area late at night. She parks her car, grabs her camera and waits. She waits until a young couple, under the assumption that they are alone, walks into the secluded area and engages in some intimate activity. While this private moment is happening the woman in the car begins to snap photos of the couple.
That experience is precisely what inspired me to put together this lookbook! Not only is it important for Black women and girls to see their reflections but also to encourage others to be proud to highlight brown skin. There is a long history of excluding darker skin from advertisements and marketing solely because of our darker shade.
Authenticity has never been Barbie's strong suit. It's estimated that if the doll were life sized, she would tip over because of the size of her breasts. So I shouldn't be surprised that as part of the international outfits designed to mark Barbie's 50th birthday - yes, she's that old but doesn't she look good for her age - "Muslim" Barbie is wearing a burka.
Jump to navigation. Some parents might think the only way to stop the infiltration of pornography and sexual images into the minds of their children, especially their teenage sons, is by simply cutting off the source of the material. They would consider, for instance, not even installing or disconnecting the internet or throwing out the television from the home.
We kept hearing how beautiful a girl can be. All emphasis had been put on how to look pretty and beautiful as a girl. As it said by Audrey Hepburn that the beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the real beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.
A leading contemporary art gallery covered up works featuring an Islamic declaration of faith after complaints from Muslim visitors who said the artworks were blasphemous. The Saatchi Gallery in west London hosted an exhibition of new material by the artist SKU featuring a variety of works. However, it decided to cover up two paintings that incorporated the text of the shahada, one of the five pillars of Islam, in Arabic script juxtaposed with images of nude women in the style of the US flag.