Social Issues

Talking politics and racial divide: the story of a black Republican

What does it mean to be a black Republican? What can America expect for a future and could Trump really have point? One man seems to think so.

Why being disabled in the Middle East is no easy task

How does it feel to grow up not being deaf? In a society where disability is frowned upon, how does one family survive the stigma of society?

Painting Dreams

Hussein Al-Dawood is a painter and a Medical Lab student at Zarqa Private University. Find out why what is the story behind his paintings.

A woman’s rights: ‘I have to fight. If I don’t fight, I will die’

A woman risking it all to fight for her rights. Will she actually win the fight or is she trapped in dangerous water? Fighting as a woman and for the disability of others, read her story.

From abuse to activism: finding humanity’s key through different struggles

Talking about being Arab, mixed raced, abuse and discrimination. What do you get when you combine the four?

Finding openness through uncharted territories

How does one become more open-minded than another? Is immigration a good thing or a bad thing? One third culture kid saw travelling and cultural understanding as great methods to find the answers. Read her story!

Rhythms with Refugees: striking a chord with Jordan’s displaced communities

Jordan hosts one of the biggest refugee population with many displaced communities from all over the world. Check out how a musician is actually bringing these communities together through the art of culture and traditions.

Spreading positive vibes one Snap at a time

Growing up in a divided state, how does a nutritionist look to spread some positive vibes? Check out an entrepreneurs efforts in creating hope for her country and for the youths.

The unexpected effects of migration

How does somebody grow up in a multicultural environment? Turns out migration has more unexpected effects than just cultural confusion. Check out how one third culture kid found his identity.

The hidden gems of Palestine’s event scene

Known for the wars and conflicts, many people are unaware of Palestine’s cultural scene. Two Palestinians are looking to make their country known for a thriving event scene. What events does Palestine hold?

Mind vs. heart: an artist’s guide to conquering your fears

Can art actually change a whole mindset? Is art simply a hobby during your spare time or does it play a greater role in society? One artist is trying to prove how art can help a whole community get over their fears.

The cartoon bringing opportunities for Jordan’s disabled community

A mother of two is challenging the social stigma of people with disabilities. All through the use of a children’s cartoon.

The independent music scene of Jordan

How is one entrepreneur looking to change the Jordanian music scene?

The true colours of the Middle East: an artist’s key to the Middle East

Is the Middle East all about guns and wars? One artist shows what the region is all about through the power of art and culture.

Solar power dawns on Kenya

Could solar power be the new solution to an effective economy? One Kenyan based in Western Australia is looking to make all the difference for his country.

Feminism or humanism?

What is the secret to humanity? One professor looks into the meaning of gender rights and what is the secret to reaching equality.

The Arab women starting a media revolution

Five women journalists start an initiative that will lead to the future of Arab women in media within the region.

A female rapper tells a tale to raise awareness for human rights

How does being a female rapper in a Muslim country play out? One Jordanian-Palestinian is looking to push the boundaries through her music.

A Palestinian’s story: the social media traveler with no borders

How a Palestinian inmate became a worldwide traveller thanks to social media.

The outspoken environmental activist looking to create change

What happens when you combine an environmental activist that does not take bullshit and politically-charged policies??

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