AUTHENTICITY OF AFRICAN CULTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CULTURE APPROPRIATION.

By Timi Aluko, Nigeria Lying on my bed with my eyes glued to my phone screen, I was scrolling through the pages of my Instagram feed. From slaying mamas to small businesses to black Americans screaming cultural appropriation. A particular post caught my eye, cultural appropriation of the Ankara fabric. I read the details of … Continue reading AUTHENTICITY OF AFRICAN CULTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CULTURE APPROPRIATION.

International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

By Hadeel, Palestine Being traded and treated as a slave is the worst humiliation one can imagine, and the slave trade is one of the most heinous crimes the world is still trying to eradicate. Every human is bestowed with humanity from the moment of their birth. But it is in the human nature of … Continue reading International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

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 regarding … Continue reading Magnificence of Sidi Bou by Meriem Somai, Tunisia

The history of Nabeul City, by Wassim Najjar – Tunisa [Photo Essay]

I have chosen to show you the most famous and symbolic monuments of my city. These pictures represent our past, the roots of Nabeul. The gate arc which was the door of the city, the pottery jar with the gigantic tree planted in it, and the giant orange plate. For us,these monuments were there from … Continue reading The history of Nabeul City, by Wassim Najjar – Tunisa [Photo Essay]

The ‘Old City’ of Nablus by ASEEL S. SALMAN [Photo Essay]

PALESTINE — The most beautiful place in Nablus is the Old City. Not only does the old city have a great historical legacy, but it has a special taste that cannot be replicated.

Going to Eden by Yair Arieli, Israel – photo essay –

"A river watering the garden flowed from Eden; from there it was separated into four headwaters... The name of the third river is the Tigris; it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates." (Genesis 2) A time came when my friends started leaving the nest and touring the world. I remember thinking … Continue reading Going to Eden by Yair Arieli, Israel – photo essay –

Nabatean Civilization by Ashraf, Palestine – photo essay –

From the north of Damascus to the south of Ola, and from the east of Sham and Naqab to Gaza and Sinai, they built an Empire. The Nabateans were smart people. They worked on copper mining , agriculture, and trade. They established sophisticated systems and lifestyles in this region thousands of years ago. At the time, these … Continue reading Nabatean Civilization by Ashraf, Palestine – photo essay –