Aisha E. AlSaqabi

  • May 15, 2017By Aisha E. AlSaqabi

    *CONTAINS SPOILERS* As a young, non-Black Kuwaiti woman, I haven’t really experienced the kind of discrimination or ill-treatment that the Black community faces, especially in America. Yet, as an individual who takes a keen interest in history and would love to educate herself further on the struggles of a community who has been on the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/if-you-still-havent-seen-fruitvale-station-you-need-to-now/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 19, 2017By Aisha E. AlSaqabi

    I hold the world in my hands, cautiously. Fearing its destruction or slightest disfigurement. I wrap my feeble little fingers around the world, shielding it from the horrors of my race. But I fail. I fail and I disappoint. The deeds of those more powerful than me abuse the very hands identical to them. They … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/so-be-it/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 10, 2017By Aisha E. AlSaqabi

    The water pushed me down further as I was trying so helplessly to fight it. I kicked. Over and over again, waiting for the single wave of oxygen to engulf my pressured lungs. I could no longer hold my breath in the hopes that I could somehow be saved. I subconsciously opened my mouth, begging for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-girl-with-the-red-dress/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read