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Naeem Jan says each customer he serves at his restaurants leaves knowing something about Uyghur culture. At each of his three establishments, the noodles are handmade and the walls are covered in vibrant Uyghur paintings.

And in a true testament to being a Muslim-owned business, the bar serves 40 types of tea, instead of alcohol.

“Each time two Uyghurs meet — in any part of the world — a new East Turkestan is born,” said Jan. I’m proud to say this place doubles as a safe meeting spot for Uyghur activists. …


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SKIN DEEP is a series of photos following the journey of a young woman who is on The Quest for perfect skin. What started out as an invented interest in response to imperfect skin, evolved into frustration. …


Mosque in Cape Town

May 16th, 2018 was a day of many firsts. First day of fasting. First day of fasting in a foreign country. First day of fasting in a foreign country without my family. I spent the day hiking the Cape of Good Hope with friends, under the South African sun, so I was exhausted to say the least. When I got back to my hostel, I sat on my bed and broke my fast with a banana and some water. I described in vivid detail to my roommate why Ramadan is my favorite month and my family’s Ramadan traditions. The Ramadan…

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