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Chefs’ ‘Soup For Syria’ helps to raise funds for refugees

After watching a news program about the plight of Syrian refugees while sitting in her apartment in the suburbs of Beirut, cookbook writer and photographer Barbara Massaad was inspired to visit a refugee camp. “I just wanted to go and see what was happening,” she told NPR. “So I went and started taking photographs…

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On Orphans, Adoption, and Islam

This article responds to Yusra Gomaa’s piece on altM, Placing Muslim orphans into real homes. In 1961, Frantz Fanon wrote his seminal work The Wretched of the Earth. In the section of the book entitled “On National Culture”, he indicts the colonial system of both his native Martinique as well…

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