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Millennial Amma: Instilling Self-Esteem in Our Children

By Rumki Chowdhury@rumkitheauthor As an English teacher, I encounter at least five kids in my class that lack self-esteem on a daily basis. I cannot count the number of times I have heard the words, “I can’t” or “I can’t do it!” The same goes for my own children, at home. I am sharing my

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Grief of a Job Loss

By Tamara Syed @tamarasyed This article is part of a series called, “The Many Faces of Grief.” As someone who has experienced various forms of grief, I hope to help others navigate through this difficult, but necessary emotion. The alarm rang, I hit snooze – or so, I thought. I moved farther away from work,

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Three Bangladeshi Male Actors You Should Know

By Sadia Noor Joya@noorj.2948 These three Bangladeshi Male film/movie actors have won the hearts of millions at home and abroad. They are the brightest of the stars in the Bangladeshi film industry at the moment. Wonder if you recognize any of them? 1. Arifin Shuvo Although Arifin’s debut film was released in 2010, he became

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Grief of a Friendship Breakup

By Tamara Syed@tamarasyed    This article is part of a series called, “The Many Faces of Grief.” As someone who has experienced various forms of grief, I hope to help others navigate through this difficult, but necessary emotion.   The article’s headline was staring at me in cold black letters: “It’s Time to Cut Your

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Three Bengali Authors You Should Know

By Rumki Chowdhury @rumkitheauthor RABINA KHAN Rabina Khan is one of the first renowned published Bengali authors in the West. She immigrated to the UK with her parents and younger sibling in 1976. They were the first “brown” people in Kent. In fact, Khan describes her journey in her latest book, a memoir entitled, “My

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