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20 minutes | 6 months ago
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on the biggest threat to our country
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed joins Yasmeen to talk about why we need to vote for our community, the best advice Bernie Sanders gave to him, and why he wants you to text 10 of your friends right now.
22 minutes | 6 months ago
#DGTakes Why Arabs Need to Feel More Entitled
In this #DGTakes, Rima and Yasmeen talk about their real feelings on the upcoming elections and how our community can pressure politicians to meet our needs.
43 minutes | 6 months ago
#ABetterDearborn: Maali Luqman on her run for school board
Rima and Yasmeen are joined by educator, community leader, and Dearborn Public Schools school board candidate to talk about the importance of voting and the ways that education can drive change.
41 minutes | 9 months ago
#OwnYourLane: Zeinab Alghanem on racial justice and mental health in Dearborn
Zeinab Alghanem joins Yasmeen to talk racial justice, demanding transparency around police violence, and the ways in which Dearborn Public Schools can provide mental health resources to our students.
50 minutes | 9 months ago
#KnowBetterDoBetter: Martha Burch talks growing up on both sides of Wyoming
In the fifth episode of the #AmplifyBlackVoices series, Martha - a longtime educator/administrator in Dearborn Public Schools - discusses what it was like growing up Black in both sides of Wyoming, as well as raising children in Dearborn later in her journey. She urges the Arab community to understand our history, and not play the role of the oppressor in our interactions with our Black neighbors and peers.
33 minutes | 9 months ago
#KnowBetterDoBetter: Muna Mohamed on Racial Trauma
Muna joins Yasmeen to chat on IGLive for the fourth episode of #AmplifyBlackVoices to discuss the ways that racism appears in the Arab world and American society, the impacts racial trauma has on communities, and the importance of healing and empathy.
60 minutes | 10 months ago
#OwnYourLane: Diana Mansour on Police Racial Profiling
Rima interviews Diana Mansour as she shares the story of her brother Ali’s traumatizing experience with police profiling him for being Arab and Muslim. In this conversation, they draw connections between the War on Terror and the War on Drugs, highlight the injustices of mass incarceration, and urge the Arab community to be on the right side of history in supporting our Black brothers and sisters.
51 minutes | 10 months ago
#KnowBetterDoBetter: Mariam Doudi on Being Black and Arab in Dearborn
Fellow DG Mariam Doudi joins us for episode 2 of #AmplifyBlackVoices to discuss how Arabs can check their biases, use their platform to hold others in our community accountable, and the ways in which Dearborn can be more welcoming to the Black community.
43 minutes | 10 months ago
#KnowBetterDoBetter: Fordson Alumni Michael Williams discusses anti-Blackness in Dearborn
Straight from our DG Instagram Live, this episode of #AmplifyBlackVoices, Rima interviews Michael Williams, a loving father, artist, athlete and Fordson Alumni. Michael discusses why Dearborn needs to wake up, the deep divisiveness that runs through the community, and the ways in which we can continuously hold ourselves accountable to being anti-racist.
30 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Hamsa, Jenna, & Silan Talk Empowered Arab Sisterhood
In S3 E2, Empowered Arab Sisterhood "sisters" Hamsa, Jenna, & Silan discuss being part of the first Arab sorority at the University of Michigan. Listen along, as these DGs discuss the ways in which they promote Arab culture and women empowerment on campus.
36 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Mariam, Noora, Sarah, & Zena Talk Therapy, Fashion, & Being Vulnerable
To kick off our third season season titled "Never Met a Stranger," Mariam, Noora, Sarah, and Zena meet for the first time to play our #MissingPages card game where strangers find out they have more in common than they think. Listen along as the DGs talk therapy, dating, fashion, and more!
54 minutes | a year ago
#MissingPages: Anonymous domestic violence submission featuring Sara Raad’s story
To end season 2, we are sharing our first Missing Page. Missing Pages will give our community a chance to reclaim the stories that we have been told to tear out of our books. Listen along, as Sara shares an anonymous submission submitted by a listener and discusses her own experience with domestic violence. This episode may contain triggering and/or sensitive material. Domestic violence, sexual violence, sexual assault, and abuse are some topics mentioned. If you or someone you know needs help, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255,) the National Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-799-7233,) and in our community you can contact ACCESS or First-Step (734-722-6800).
57 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Nada, Nour, & Sammar Talk Anxiety, Depression, & Postpartum
In S2 E9, Nada, Nour, and Sammar join Rima to talk about the ways in which mental health issues are widespread in Dearborn. Listen along, as we discuss the reasons why we're so afraid to talk about the elephant in the room.
25 minutes | a year ago
#proudlyaDG: Huda Fahmy Talks Muslim Misconceptions, Feeling Like an Outsider & Her "Weird" Dearborn Experience
In S2 E8, author and illustrator, Huda Fahmy, joins Yasmeen to talk about how she breaks down misconceptions of Muslim women in her book, Yes, I'm Hot in This. Listen along as Huda talks mental health, how universal our problems are, and her complicated relationship with Dearborn.
43 minutes | a year ago
#proudlyaDG: Jean Talks Being an OG DG & the Evolution of Dearborn
In S2 E7, Jean joins Rima to talk about the framework that built the women of Dearborn. Listen along as Jean describes Dearborn: then and now.
29 minutes | a year ago
#proudlyaDG: Nadine Jawad Talks Being a Rhodes Scholar, Overcoming Insecurities, and Success in Dearborn
In S2 E6, Nadine Jawad sits down with Yasmeen to talk about how she navigates being a DG at Oxford and her hopes for the future of Dearborn.
36 minutes | a year ago
#proudlyaDG: Salwa Hammoud Talks Finding Her Voice, Her Relationship with Hijab, and Being an Outsider
In S2 E5, Salwa shares the path she took to really love Dearborn, her identity, and herself.
58 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Aziza, Rohnda & Sahar Talk Palestine
In S2 E4, Aziza, Rohnda and Sahar join Rima to talk about implications for the Palestinian community when it comes to BDS, foreign policy, and (of course) Dearborn.
44 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Tuhfa & Zainab Talk Being Silenced in Public Education
In S2 E3, Tuhfa and Zainab join Rima to talk about education and its impact on the Arab/Muslim community of Dearborn.
48 minutes | a year ago
#SabayaSeries: Saja, Sara, & Yusra Talk Mental Health
In S2 E2, Saja, Sara, and Yusra join Yasmeen to talk about mental health implications on Dearborn and the entire Arab/Muslim community.
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