“Muharram In Manhattan”

9 Sep

“I find that tears can heal the communal body as they would an individual body, in that tears garner the potential to cleanse us of the toxins named fear, shame, doubt, anxiety and guilt, that reside in the crevices of our minds, hearts, and souls. In fact, these very emotions of inferiority are what permits these modes of domination over us to begin with, and it is tears that grant us the space to heal from them.”

Whole of Shereen Yousuf : Decolonial Practice of Majalis and its Potential for Communal Healing.

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