Meet Syeda Mahbub, 20-year-old Bangladeshi-American artist whose work combines the intersections of South Asians complex identity. Sorjo chatted with her to discover the inspiration behind her artwork, her childhood and how her art is inclusive for all.
Amara Ramdhanny came out with a sneaker design with Nike, called “Isle of Spice”! Amara collaborated with Sorjo so we can dig into her creative mind to see the inspiration behind her Nike design and learn more about her ancestral history as Indo- Caribbeans hold such rich histories but are often left out of the conversation.
Often times, patients who are seeking resources for their own mental health feel isolated and alienated because of their lack of connection with their therapists. They find themselves providing labor to make their white therapist understand where they’re coming from as a person of color. Manu Kaur explores the importance of QTPOC therapists and their own personal journey as a non binary queer Sikh in the field of mental health.
Even if you grow up with strict traditions, you don’t have to be bound to them and you can still gain your own freedom in small little ways.
“Khalode shate khoto bolo na. Khalo manush kobe karap. Don’t talk to black people. They are bad.”