Magnificence of Sidi Bou by Meriem Somai, Tunisia

I would like to share with you my favorite pictures that I took with my phone. They reflect the oriental taste of the Middle Eastern and Northern African countries. After coming back from the United States, I started looking at my country, Tunisia,  from a different perspective. I am proud that Tunisia is rich in … Continue reading Magnificence of Sidi Bou by Meriem Somai, Tunisia

Chad by Meriem, Algeria (photo-essay)

Recently, I was lucky enough to be a part of the International Slam Festival in Tchad called N'Djam "s'enflamme en Slam'. It was a very unique experience in which I discovered the REAL AFRICA! I am also African, and the clichés about Africa being a poor, 3rd world country was not apparent to me in … Continue reading Chad by Meriem, Algeria (photo-essay)

You Can Still Be Yourself by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

When I was a kid, my mother used to advise me not to talk to strangers. She would tell me stories of kids who were kidnapped or poisoned once they welcomed a friendly talk by someone they encountered in the street. That’s why I would walk on my way to school all alone head to … Continue reading You Can Still Be Yourself by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

WHEN THE CITY IS SO COLORFUL AND THE STATE SO DARK by Ayala Berger, Israel

Three days ago Pride Parade was held once again in Tel Aviv. The most exciting holiday of the year, manifesting in a month, a week, a day. So much preparation, so much talk, the excitement is felt in the air in the city of eternal freedom. The city is painted in pride colors, the colors … Continue reading WHEN THE CITY IS SO COLORFUL AND THE STATE SO DARK by Ayala Berger, Israel