Tag Archive for California

“Being Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” Published at This is Worldtown

My personal essay has been republished by This is Worldtown under the title, “Being Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017!  My essay was originally published by Angels Flight ∙ literary west under the title, “Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” on Friday, January 13, 2017.  I am very excited that my essay now has two homes. If you didn’t get a chance to… Read more →

“Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” Published at Angels Flight ∙ literary west

My personal essay  “Unapologetically Muslim-American and Proud,” has been published by Angels Flight ∙ literary west on Friday, January 13, 2017!  I am very honored that they also chose a photo I took while living in NYC to be used as their main image. I will also be reading this essay at their event, “Wall of Resistance: A Post-Inauguration Rising Up… Read more →

House of Palestine – Annual Lawn Program 2015

House of Palestine – Annual Lawn Program 2015 International Cottages in Balboa Park, San Diego August 23, 2015   It was a beautiful event filled with history, traditions, delicious food, folkloric Dabke dances, a vibrant fashion show with traditional Thobes with special embroidery representing each city in Palestine, and timeless culture. It was definitely a special event that is not… Read more →

Point Loma Lighthouse

Historical Old Point Loma Lighthouse Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego, California  Despite having been born and raised in San Diego, I still have fun exploring America’s Finest City. I love doing it with my wonderful family. I decided to take my Canon EOS Rebel T3i with me and was able to capture beautiful pictures of the lighthouse, surrounding area, and my family.… Read more →

Bara’ah’s Graduation Photoshoot

Graduation photoshoots are always fun in San Diego! Bara’ah graduated from eighth grade and was promoted to high school! Her fun graduation photoshoot was early in Spring on a beautifully sunny San Diego day at Coronado Island! These are just a few of Bara’ah’s favorite pictures from that day. [All images belong to Haneen Oriqat Photography. Logo placement intended for website… Read more →