How Progressive Media Spaces Rule Palestinians Out

With the war raging in Ukraine, Gigi Hadid joined many celebrities who took to social media to sound their solidarity with Ukraine. She stated she would be donating all of her earnings from her Autumn 2022 fashion shows to “aid those suffering from the Ukraine war, as well as continuing to support those experiencing the…

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Meet Seevana Hawari, Founder of Arab Heritage Streetwear Brand KUVRD

In case you’ve missed it, KUVRD’s educational posts have been going viral for a while now on Instagram. However, their mission doesn’t stop here.  KUVRD is a streetwear brand that is all about “reviving Arab heritage” by making such authentic products as Keffiyeh, tatreez shirts, bucket hats, and jackets — and even more. In an…

In this Instagram post, Hadid shows the hands of her and her friends covered in a familiar sight: beautiful henna designs. Aware that many weren't familiar with her cultural background, she wrote a pre-emptive strike to would-be trolls in the caption: "& before you go all 'cultural appropriation' in my comments, check out the last name. Hadid. Half Palestinian & proud of it." This outright declaration of pride grabbed headlines, with many news outlets reporting on the post.

#ThrowbackThursday: Take a Look at the Times Gigi Hadid & Her Family Repped Their Palestinian Roots

Gigi Hadid is half Palestinian and proud.