Twin Cities Somali community lost a giant

Mama Abia Ali is an Ancestor Now. She is someone who will inspire us throughout our lives, Insha’Allah. A feeling of panic set in as I realized that the Twin Cities Somali community lost a giant yesterday. Mama Abia (may Allah be pleased with her) returned to her Creator and left many of us remembering… Continue reading…

Relationships in Flux (Part 6): Somali Stories

This is the last part of a series of true stories of Somalis living in the U.S. and their relationships. The series is part of a book the author is working on titled, “Courtship and Marriage: The Somali Experience in America.” The author has interviewed three dozen people whose names and locations have been changed… Continue reading…

Dear tribe…

Dear ‎tribe, I used to hear your name when I was little, spoken in hateful tongue and bitter hearts. Though I grew up to love and cherish mankind with warmth, you were always left out in the cold, alone. I was eager to open the door and offer you something warm, a biscuit perhaps, or… Continue reading…

Relationships in Flux (Part 5): Somali Stories

This is part five of a series about true stories of Somalis living in the U.S. and their relationships. The series is part of a book the author is working on titled,“Courtship and Marriage: The Somali Experience in America.” The author has interviewed three dozen people whose names and locations have been changed for privacy… Continue reading…

Relationships in Flux (Part 4): Somali Stories

This is part four of a series about true stories of Somalis living in the U.S. and their relationships. The series is part of a book the author is working on titled,“Courtship and Marriage: The Somali Experience in America.” The author has interviewed three dozen people whose names and locations have been changed for privacy reasons. I will… Continue reading…

Relationships in Flux (Part 3): Somali Stories

This is part three of a series on true stories of some Somalis in America and their relationships. The series is part of a book the writer is finishing titled, “Courtship and Marriage: The Somali Experience in America.” The author has interviewed three dozen people whose names and locations have been changed for privacy reasons…. Continue reading…

Relationships in Flux (Part II): Somali Stories

This is the last part of a two-part series of true stories of some Somalis in America and their relationships. The series is part of a book the writer is finishing titled, “Courtship and Marriage: The Somali Experience in America.” The names of these individuals and their locations have been changed for privacy reasons.

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