Somaliland’s culture is strongly influenced by Islam—Sharia law is included in its constitution—while this religiousness appears to co-exist with many signs of a liberal free market society, a dynamic embodied by Somaliland women whose roles in society and the economy undercut certain stereotypes about women’s Muslim clothing equalling submission or coercion.
The Ompota headdress and the head scarf are signature head gear worn by Mucubal women. Mucubal people stay in the […]
The play “Chronicles of the Diaspora” by Abdi Phenomenal sheds light on some of the unspoken, taboo topics in the Somali-American community.
There is definitely an under-representation of strong and powerful black women in the media, a stark contrast to Africa’s own history, which is filled with examples of powerful women that ruled kingdoms. From Araweelo to Yaa Asantewa, this women deserve to have movies made about them
What would the US look like without Muslims? That was my first reaction last week, after I heard about Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s […]
Hormud Meat & Grocery Market in Central Minnesotta gives guests a chance to experience various aspects of Somali culture especially good food and generosity of the Somali people