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…

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: Somali Stories

This is the first 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.

What does it mean to be Somali?

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I came of age in a little town in a little state. I am, for all intent and purpose, blessed. And I know this. I left a country of poverty and war and came to a country of plenty. I came to America. There is a certain privilege that comes with this experience. For me… Continue reading…

11 types of Somali men you should know about

Editor’s Note: Mulki Ali has written this article after her previous article about Somali women was widely read and shared across social media. “I thought I must do right by us girls and smoke out the guys as well,” Mulki says. 1. Wadaadka: This is the ultra-conservative guy who dons khamis that barely go down the knees and… Continue reading…

11 types of Somali women that you should know about

This is just my personal observation, not poking fun at any specific person, so ha i cunin. However, if the shoe fits:

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