The Gray Devil in Me

Courtesy of Senka Sabbagh
Courtesy of Senka Sabbagh

Have you ever loved a woman so much that you thought all other women were an illusion? Have you ever watched the woman you love the most getting raped, every day, without you being able to do anything to stop it?

The rapists vary; brothers, fathers, cousins, neighbors and tourists but the she is the same. They make you question yourself: ‘is it love or do I rape her too every time I touch her?’ Continue reading “The Gray Devil in Me”

The Obama Legacy

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Malia Obama, center, watch the Fourth of July fireworks from the roof of the White House, July 4, 2014. (Courtesy of President Obama FB Page)
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Malia Obama, center, on the roof of the White House during the Fourth of July celebrations, July 4, 2014. (Courtesy of President Obama FB Page)

Until 2009, nothing seemed to have damaged the relationship between the United States and Muslims across the world more than the 9/11 attacks and the wars that followed. When President Obama was first elected in late 2008, there was hope he would be the one to rebuild that relationship. Continue reading “The Obama Legacy”