The words no girl wants to hear

By Robina Saeed @ROBtotheINA “You are not beautiful enough for me” I am not going to say who exactly these words were uttered by, when, or even why. But what I will tell you is that they were not uttered by a lover, admirer or even good friend. We were neither to each other. So …

The Darker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice

by Hafsa Guled @QUESADILLABABY The first time I hated my skin color was in the ninth grade and it was just after biology class. We were in the brightly lit hallway, goofing off when we saw two of the upperclassmen leaving the bathroom while adjusting their make-up. The louder one, Mariam, whom I both admired and …