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Sudan’s Revolution: Here’s Why the Fight Isn’t Over

On December 19, 2018, demonstrations broke out all over Sudan. Initially, people were protesting the rising price of bread, an essential food item to many Sudanese, and astronomical increases in living costs. Living under al-Bashir’s rule for nearly three decades, the Sudanese people have been caught between two difficult choices: rise up and fight the…

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POEM: Our Revolution

In our revolution, We spill our blood Without any guarantee of an actual solution We are tired and stunned; Is this the life our Lord has given us? We shed our tears in vain, it seems There is nothing left to discuss, When blood is flowing in streams While people overseas, Write about us in…

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Protests Erupt in Sudan Against Al Bashir’s Corrupt Government

This past April 6th, 2019 marked a historic day in Sudanese history. Thousands upon thousands of people took to the streets of Sudan to protest against the government and demand the world’s attention to the atrocities going on in the land of gold. Of all the people that joined the marches, two thirds of the…

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Ahed Tamimi: A Face Among Many

Around 2012, a video of a young, blonde, curly-haired girl went viral on the internet, sparking international interest in the ongoing occupation of Palestinians by the Israeli military. The girl raised her fist at a fully-equipped soldier, kicking and slapping him in the face while trying to protect her home and family. Her name: Ahed…

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Freedom: Middle Eastern Style.

When talking about current events, one cannot help but mention the revolutions happening across the Middle East. This beautiful and uplifting spectacle carries with it not only a fresh outlook on the future of the region, but also a defining moment for the whole world. A region plagued with dictatorships and oppressive regimes, the revolutions…