#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

The empowering hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim is trending on Twitter, and it’s giving a voice and a platform to black Muslims everywhere. The hashtag was launched by the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative.     The main aim of the hashtag is to start a conversation surrounding the topic. Every since it launched, the hashtag has gone viral, with thousands […]

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

With everyone talking about the so-called Satanic Egyptian Facebook page “Underground” has reminded me of the fuss around the metal music scene in Egypt before the revolution. It’s hard to believe that the story of a troll Facebook page was exaggerated to the extent that the admins got arrested.   The same kind of stories were […]

Powerful Photo Shows Us the Trials and Tribulations of Paper Work in Egypt

Powerful Photo Shows Us the Trials and Tribulations of Paper Work in Egypt

  From the very second each and every one of us is born, we’re virtually tattooed, says Ahmed B. Ashmawy. The 24-year-old Egyptian who is an Architecture graduate teamed up with Colombian photographer Julián Velásquez to create a powerful photograph.   “Birth certificates, academic degrees, civil IDs and passports are all part of who you’re supposed to be and […]

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

  To say the whole country was disappointed when Egypt did not win the Africa Cup of Nations final is an understatement, but the positive spirit on social media has been uplifting and unexpected. Egyptians have been expressing nothing but supportive to our football team players who obviously tried their best. Yet, with every positive moment […]

Fashion Focus: Why Dubai-Based Blogger Dana Hourani Is Absolutely Slaying It

Fashion Focus: Why Dubai-Based Blogger Dana Hourani Is Absolutely Slaying It

Social media is saturated with a million and one pieces of inspiration. Between fashion and art, to quotes that make no sense, yet somehow leave you so connected. Yes, we all know the ones I’m talking about. Dana Hourani, a Dubai-based blogger also known as D.Tales holds the perfect balance of all the above, she is […]

Beyonce Was Inspired by Egypt in Latest Sexy Pregnancy Photo Shoot

Beyonce Was Inspired by Egypt in Latest Sexy Pregnancy Photo Shoot

  On Wednesday night, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets of Cairo cheering and celebrating. Some might think that it was because Egypt qualified to the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, but we like to think that it was because Beyonce had just announced that she’s expecting twins on Instagram! […]

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

  A US high school teacher is facing massive backlash for a series of Facebook posts that targeted Muslims, gays and other minority groups. He encouraged people to vote for Donald Trump so Muslims would be “butchered.”     The offensive posts were allegedly made by Dan Close, who teaches American History and Government at Dewey High […]

Protected: This Sahel Black Shadow Party Literally Took Us Back to Black

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An Ode to Black

An Ode to Black

  Black is timeless. It screams sophisticated, classy and sexy. Yet black also plays it safe. Dressed up or down, layered, all black, contrasted, or matte, whatever you’re trying to pull off, the color black will morph into and full up the voids. I’ve always been obsessed with black. Whether I’m talking clothes, products, nail […]