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Humility and Pride

Imagine having aballoon with you wherever you go in life, and that balloon symbolizes your ego. Every time someone interacts with you or every time you react in any particular …

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Structural racism

The life stories of generations of people of African descent in the United States are testimonials to the capacity of human beings to overcome, with Allah’s help, adverse life circumstances …

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The End of Innocence in Seven Hours

The United Nations recognizes the existence of 195 countries in the world, including the non-voting entities of Palestine and the Vatican. Egypt, established as a single kingdom by King Menes …

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Postmodernism and Truth

Imagine a scenario in which a friend informs you that he believes there are aliens in his closet. You check the closet and find nothing, and you respond, “there are …

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The Lesson Buried in the Sting

Smiling in pleasant anticipation, I entered the tiny hair salon on the bustling street corner in Fez. The sign above the door proclaimed “For women only” in Arabic and French. …