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Poor righteous documents: legendary photographer and educator, Jamel Shabazz, pt. 1

in Arts & Culture/Feature/Highlights by

Iconic photographer and pioneer of street style photography, Jamel Shabazz, builds with Ark Republic on his purpose and the power of photography as a medium.

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Toledo women’s group declares an ‘International Hijab Day’

in Africa & the Diaspora/Beauty & Aesthetic by
Ahmed Carter

Turban, tignon, gele, veil, duku, head scarf, al-amira, hijab—all traditions from different parts of the world in which women adorn their crowns.

And on any given day, you can see the array of cultural and religious halos in Toledo. As a result, a women’s organization in northwestern Ohio city noticed the growing trend of women wearing more head wraps and decided to put on a day honoring head wraps.

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U.S. fails to cut the check for refugee agency helping Palestinians

in World Affairs by

Lives of thousands of Palestinians sit in a more fragile state as a refugee agency reports that the U.S. did not disperse a $120 million promised payment.

The failed delivery follows a threat issued by Donald Trump and U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley that aid would be cut when Palestinians and others denounced the U.S. Administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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