This Hijab-Wearing Beauty Contestant Is Making Her Modeling Debut During New York Fashion Week
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing woman to compete in Minnesota’s Miss USA competition, will make her modeling debut during Kanye West’s show.
3 Things You Need to Know if Confronted About Your Immigration Status
The Black Alliance for Just Immigration and OkayAfrica has put together these helpful tips for anyone questioned about their immigration status.
Somalia Has Declared Its New President
Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo has been declared the ninth president of Somalia.
These Somali-Kenyan Herders Ran After and Captured Two Cheetahs
The Cheetah is earth’s fastest moving land animal. Or is it?
First Somali-American Legislator Subject to Islamophobic Harassment After White House Visit
The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.
Unsafe Space: On Being Somali Online in the Age of Donald Trump
For many Somalis, being online has been a bit like living in a fool’s paradise.
16 Articles To Help You Wrap Your Head Around Fidel Castro’s Complex Legacy
These 16 articles will get you started on understanding the complex perspectives surrounding Fidel Castro’s legacy.
7 Moments Worth Celebrating From Tuesday’s Disastrous Election
Ilhan Omar Makes History as the First Somali-American, Muslim Woman Legislator
Ilhan Omar is officially the next State Representative of Minnesota’s District 60B.
The ‘Ilhan Omar Effect’: How a Somali-American Muslim Woman Candidate is Mobilizing Millennial Voters in Minnesota
Omar is poised to be the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the U.S…
These Images of an African Migrant Boat Reveal an Unfolding Tragedy
In the future we will be judged harshly for the brutality of the current migrant crisis. These images in today’s New York Times show why.
Somali Sister Duo Faarrow Is ‘Chasing Highs’ In Their New Music Video
Sisters Iman and Siham Hashi, aka Faarrow, are back with a soaring new video for “Chasing Highs,” the latest single from their Lost EP.
Watch Iman Speak on Her Youth as a Somalian Refugee For Kenzo + H&M’s Upcoming Collab
“I am the face of a refugee,” the 61-year-old model-icon says.