Laila Alawa

The Tempest

Guest

Laila Alawa is CEO and founder of The Tempest (formerly Coming of Faith), a digital media startup geared toward giving millennial women of all ethnic backgrounds a voice.

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For the 45th time, America has accomplished a peaceful transition of power-- leaving the country with a sense of uncertainty about the future.

A new president. What comes next?

For the 45th time, America has accomplished a peaceful transition of power-- leaving the country with a sense of uncertainty about the future.

from To the Point

In just ten days after last month's election the Southern Poverty Law Center counted  more than 850 incidents of hate and intimidation , many of them against Muslim-Americans.

2017: A new year of fear?

In just ten days after last month's election the Southern Poverty Law Center counted more than 850 incidents of hate and intimidation , many of them against Muslim-Americans.

from To the Point

The bikini was initially called provocative for showing too much of a woman's body. The body-covering burkini's is provocative for different reasons.

The battle over burkinis… beyond the beach

The bikini was initially called provocative for showing too much of a woman's body. The body-covering burkini's is provocative for different reasons.

from To the Point

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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