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The Grief of an Unfulfilled Life

The Grief of an Unfulfilled Life By Tamara Syed 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.   Grief is the inevitable feeling that we will all experience in

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TAKA AND IT’S HISTORICAL ASIAN JOURNEY

Take and it’sHistorical Asian Journey BY ZARA KABIR Tanka with Bengali script; thought to be from the Bengali Sultanate era. Credit: CoinIndia Taka, the currency of Bangladesh, has faced much financial turmoil as of late. Bangladesh has been dramatically impacted as the global economy suffers one of the worst slowdowns since the 2009 financial crisis.

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What’s it Like Being Bangladeshi, Living in America?

What’s it Like Being Bangladeshi, Living in America? By Rubana Hossain, MPH   Instagram@itsrubana With eight hefty suitcases, filled with decades of heritage, history and the last remnants of home; my family and I landed in the US in 2008. Thus, crossing this arbitrary milestone has compelled me to reflect on my own experiences as

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MILLENNIAL AMMA: HOW TO GAIN GENERATION ALPHA’S RESPECT

MILLENNIAL AMMA: HOW TO GAIN GENERATION ALPHA’S RESPECT By Rumki Chowdhury I grew up in a typical Immigrant Bengali family where we spoke Bengali (Sylheti dialect), ate white rice and curry, watched Bengali natoks and had large family gatherings during which I wore traditional Bengali attire. What’s more, if I ever misbehaved, all my parents

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Bengali Harlem

Bengali Harlem BY ZARA KABIR Credit: Vivek Bald and Habib Ullah Jr For many Bengali Americans, our roots began with our parents’ generation immigrating to the United States in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Some arrived as early as in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. This was only made possible by the “Immigration and Nationality

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5 Things From My Bengali Immigrant Upbringing I’d Keep The Same

5 Things From My Bengali Immigrant Upbringing I’d Keep The Same By Sabrina Islam This post is a continuation from my last post on “5 Things from my Bengali Immigrant Upbringing I Would Change.” I grew up in Australia in the 90’s and early 2000’s. If and when I do have children of my own,

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