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Sarah Hakani

Middle East

Protest Privilege

By On July 1, 2015

ReadCONTRA’s Sarah Hakani is currently based out of Amman while she works for the Jordan River Foundation, an organization that works with children who have been victims of abuse, refugee issues, women’s… Read More

Middle East

Reconciling Islam In A Muslim Country

By On June 17, 2015

ReadCONTRA’s Sarah Hakani is currently based out of Amman while she works for the Jordan River Foundation, an organization that works with children who have been victims of abuse, refugee issues, women’s… Read More

Middle East

Role Reversal: Already Learning From the Middle East

By On June 3, 2015

ReadCONTRA’s Sarah Hakani is currently based out of Amman while she works for the Jordan River Foundation, an organization that works with children who have been victims of abuse, refugee issues, women’s… Read More

Lifestyle

Who is the Afghan Girl?

By On August 22, 2014

I’m sure most of you have seen the viral image of the Afghan Girl that ended up on the cover of National Geographic. Photographed by Steve McCurry nearly three decades ago, this… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know: August 14, 2014

By On August 14, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Passengers’ Bank Accounts Being Accessed Unknowingly, Money Goes Missing Flight MH370 went missing while travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March of 2014. Five months after this… Read More

USA

America’s Most Overlooked Minority

By On July 17, 2014

Throughout high school, I taught at a learning center and worked with kids who either had learning disabilities or were just behind compared to other kids in their grade. Nick was one… Read More

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Lifestyle

Spikes: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

By On June 30, 2014

Spikes are popping up all over the world. Spikes in the ground in order to prevent homeless people from sleeping wherever they are. They have been installed in many countries, including China,… Read More

Lifestyle

The R- Word

By On June 17, 2014

The more I think about it, the more stupid I feel for being scared to admit this, but bear with me. My name is Sarah Hakani, and I’m religious. If I haven’t… Read More

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USA

Why White People Matter: The American School System

By On May 29, 2014

Throughout the last forty years, the United States has gone through an extremely turbulent period regarding the mixing of races in schools. Beginning with institutionalized integration measures in the 1970s, these four… Read More