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Opinion Pointless

I’m sorry for doing this to most of you, but there are a few people out there that I think need to hear this.

Every day I scroll through social media sites and see comments that are so hateful without reason. 153 more words

Social Media

Hoodies, Hats, and Headscarves

Americans are suspicious of people who cover their heads.  Unless that person happens to be Tiger Woods and the covering is one of his famous baseball caps, or maybe a 90-year-old lady dolled up for a meeting of the Red Hats.   818 more words

General

Ban the Burqa!

Looking at the “debate” happening in Australia around head coverings worn by Muslim woman I am filled with disgust by the rampant bigotry but I’m also confounded. 538 more words

Politics

"Embracing America"

Early each morning
I walk with my friend
from next door.
She is stunning.
Long black hair
parted in the middle
covers her shoulders
like an ermine stole… 338 more words

Short Fiction

I WALKED AROUND IN A BURQA ALL DAY (AND I’M NOT MUSLIM)

I WALKED AROUND IN A BURQA ALL DAY (AND I’M NOT

MUSLIM)

By Annette Lamothe-Ramos


Photos by Ben Ritter

I was recently asked by our global editor to track down a burqa for a music video we were planning to shoot, I guess because I’m the fashion editor. 1,220 more words

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