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Headscarves and Good Yarns - 23-05-2022( 0:57:11)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 24/05/2022 12:35:18 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - expectations, patriarchy, race and ramadan reflections ( 0:52:37)       
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Amal unpacks all the things that’s come up for her in the past two weeks and talks about: -how islam/islamophobia is discussed in a binary -why brown girls are better than brown bois aka the patriarchy but from an ethnic POV. -how black girls are erased and seen as invisible -the expectations we place on people to change This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/05/2022 5:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 25-04-2022 - cya l8r turmeric latte - decolonizing wellness trends ( 0:55:4)       
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tumeric lattes, yoga, chia anything, shea butter - all wellness trends that are hot right now. Amal unpacks what it means when we participate in these trends and why it’s problematic. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 25/04/2022 2:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 11-04-2022 - Anti-blackness and honouring te tiriti as tauiwi ( 0:55:8)       
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After reading about Serena Williams' birth experience, Amal uses this to launch into the conversation of anti-blackness. What is the difference between racism and anti-blackness? Why is is it so damaging? What does this look like in the context of Aotearoa? How can we as tauiwi honour te tiriti? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/04/2022 2:32:44 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 28-03-2022 - Q+A: social construct, fatphobia and threshold for racism ( 0:55:12)       
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This episode Amal tackles some questions y'all have sent in! We navigate what is the threshold for racism, social constructs, fat phobia, dating preferences and what you can do to be a better ally. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 28/03/2022 5:35:39 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-03-2022 - #justiceforhoda and the hijab( 0:55:52)       
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This weeks' episode is centered around the hijab and muslim women. A conversation catalysed by what happened to Hoda and her friends at Otago Girls' High School. Amal, and some other sisters, share what the hijab means to them, what's misunderstood about muslim women and how we can better support our muslim community. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 14/03/2022 4:09:16 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 28-02-2022 - Yarns with Jean and Angela( 1:1:48)       
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Amal sits down with Jean and Angela to talk gender, transitioning and expectations. Jean (she/her) and Angela (she/her) both transitioned at a later age and share their journeys. They also share their empowering views on living life on your own terms and timeline. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 28/02/2022 1:23:31 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-02-2022 - Yarns with Jenny, Elaine and Sam( 1:9:12)       
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Amal gets cosy and real with Jenny, Elaine and Sam. Jenny and Elaine share their transition story and Sam their journey to identifying as gender fluid. We also discuss what it means to live as your authentic self, how to be a better ally to queer community and what freedom means. TRIGGER WARNING: Sexual assault and suicide are mentioned in the episode. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 14/02/2022 4:30:32 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 31-01-2022 - The emotional landscape of the migrant experience( 0:54:13)       
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The migrant experience isn't often talked about or understood well. Amal, guided by her own experience, unpacks the emotional landscape of the migrant experience and talks about things such as filial obligation, expectations, dreams and storytelling. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 31/01/2022 8:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 17-01-2022 - Tips and tricks to start your allyship journey( 0:55:13)       
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New year, new intentions. Being a better ally one of 'em? Tune into this episode to get some tips and tricks to help you along the way.
Published: 17/01/2022 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 03-01-2022 - history of whiteness pt 2( 0:55:15)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin http://oar.org.nz
Published: 3/01/2022 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 20-12-2021 - breaking the social contract and history of whiteness pt 1( 0:54:46)       
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Recently Amal went through an experience where she felt marginalised by a service. She unpacks her emotions and has a yarn about anger, breaking the social contract and what it feels like to be undermined by the system. She then begins to unpack the history of whiteness. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin http://oar.org.nz
Published: 20/12/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 06-12-2021 - Is the term Karen problematic?( 0:55:16)       
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We all know how to describe 'em. Can I talk to your manager with the iconic hairstyle and dragging people left, right and centre BUT where did the term come from and should we be critical of it? Unpack the meme with Amal. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/12/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 22-11-2021 - Theory of racelessness and entitlement( 0:55:47)       
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When we talk about racism, we inevitably talk about race but why and is it needed? Explore the theory of racelessness with Amal to find out more. We also dive deeper into entitlement and what it has to do with racism and why it's important we talk about it more. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 22/11/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 08-11-2021 - unpacking the 'ugly' emotions and individualism vs collectivism.( 0:55:18)       
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Amal unpacks her experience of being called forward and dives deep into the 'ugly' emotions that come with it. Emotions like shame, guilt, vulnerability that all come up for us but what value do they have? Amal also unpacks the tension she feels between individualism and collectivism as a third culture kid. What does this tension look like? What's the value of both? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/11/2021 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 25-10-2021 - blackfishing and consequence culture( 0:55:50)       
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This week Amal dives deep into blackfishing? What is it? What makes it different to blackface? Amal also looks into cancel culture vs consequence. How do we hold people accountable but also allow the opportunity for growth? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 25/10/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 11-10-2021 - identity, race and belonging in the name of love( 0:55:4)       
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Amal sits and down and has a raw and honest conversation with her other half, Arthur. Together they navigate culture, race and empathy in an inter racial relationship. They touch on Arthur's experience coming to NZ, being Asian in Aotearoa and the feeling of being too foreign for here and home. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/10/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 27-09-2021 - free will, good yarns and women's rights( 0:55:0)       
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With the theme of take the time to kōrero, Mental Health Awareness Week is all about having those conversations. Amal navigates what that means for her as a Somali/Kiwi, tips to have good yarns and why it's important. We also unpack women's rights, free will and fate from an islamic POV. We also talk about grievability of women in the media. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 27/09/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 13-09-2021 - language, trauma, love island.( 0:54:58)       
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This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo and we unpack how complicated language is and how and why there might be all sorts of feelings. We also touch upon all the isms on love island, racism/sexism/colourism. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 13/09/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 30-08-2021 - media, racism and sexism, and NZ being a pacific nation( 1:1:24)       
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This week Amal chats to Lily and this episode goes to all wonderful, challenging places! From talking about racism to sexism, unpacking the role media + journalism have in our society, to how to rear how hypothetical children in a sexualised world and finally reviewing Lily's thoughts on NZ as a pacific nation. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 30/08/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 16-08-2021 - The ugly side to racist Aotearoa( 0:51:57)       
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Recent events in politics, newsrooms, and social media reveal the underbelly of racism that is still rife in Aotearoa. Amal unpacks recent events and paints the racist rhetoric that's happening right now. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 16/08/2021 6:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 02-08-2021 - Dawn Raid apology, Blind Spots and Body Stuff( 0:55:12)       
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TRIGGER WARNING: This episode Amal speaks about her health journey and that includes talking about weight loss and weight gain. Amal dives deep into apologies and speaks to the significance of them. Apologies are a great way to build a better future, but how do we do that exactly? Also Amal speaks to the narrow narratives around beauty by unpacking her body image story. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 2/08/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 19-07-2021 - History, Connections and Emotions( 0:55:35)       
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History, Connections and Emotions - Amal unpacks how and why everything is connected. Why knowing history is important to allyship and how emotions can change our world. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 19/07/2021 8:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 05-07-2021 - Yarns with Dr. Emalani Case( 1:3:23)       
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Amal sits down with Emalani and talks about Hawai'i, the Pacific, RIMPAC, the importance of land, activism and allyship. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 5/07/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 21-06-2021 - apologies, narratives and words( 0:55:32)       
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This week Amal unpacks the proposed They Are Us film, the significance of apologies and why the words we use matter. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 21/06/2021 7:00:00 p.m.
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 07-06-2021 - Colonization comfort and histories are living( 0:55:9)       
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A woman in Tauranga greeted a crowd in te reo and was met a shower of boos and taunts. Amal unpacks where this energy might come from. Amal also discusses the importance of learning our histories - no matter how ugly and shameful it is. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/06/2021 8:00:00 a.m.

Headscarves and Good Yarns is all about celebrating the differences we have in our community. Even though we all look, think and speak differently to each other we all call Aotearoa our home so tune in and find hear the stories of many different kiwis. We also navigate those uncomfortable conversations around race that we just need to have sometimes. Hope you guys tune in!


Host: Amal Abdullahi
Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin
Language: English
Category: Youth Zone
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