Mylitta Butler — the Author of “Slim Down Level Up,” examined her life at 304 pounds, and created her new normal — at 143 pounds in just 15-months.
Born in Havana, Cuba in November 1948, Ana Mendieta was a well-known performance artist throughout the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. At age 12, she and her sister were forced to flee Cuba after her father joined an anti-Castro counter-revolutionary force, and the two siblings spent their first few weeks in the United States at a refugee camp in Florida until they were sent to an orphanage in Dubuque, Iowa — a location with a culture very different from the life Ana knew back in Cuba. She wouldn’t reunite with her mother and brother for five years and her father for another 18.
The result of living a life that straddles borders, cultures and identities can be unresolved grief and emotion that’s trapped within the body. Through a series of poses, yoga can help release such emotion and free a person of past trauma physically and spiritually. A routine yoga practice can also strengthen the mind-body-spirit connection.
In book one of the “What (Race) Are We” series, Ivorian-American Muslim author Papatia Feauxzar introduces readers to Nouredine on his first day of preschool. The boy, an only child, is elated to be around so many other kids — until one of his schoolmates asks him: “What are you!?”
Adventure, exploration and information: These form the foundation of Dorian Gregory and Nichole Cruz’s The 4to5 Club, a new podcast and website focused on health and wellness.
This series has so far explored the lives of two models who refuse to wear the hijab when modeling. Ikram Abdi Omar is an exception. It’s her goal in modelling to represent her religion authentically by insisting on wearing the hijab.
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“I like the way I am and it doesn’t mean I’m not Muslim if I’m not wearing what’s approved.” – Shanna Bukhari
Between 2014 and 2015 there was only a .1% increase of women of color on magazine covers. This week CULTURS…