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Headscarves and Good Yarns

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Headscarves and Good Yarns - 23-11-2020( 0:54:48)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/23/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 16-11-2020( 0:54:43)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/17/2020 9:00:00 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 09-11-2020( 0:55:55)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/10/2020 12:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 02-11-2020 - BLM + beauty stands + the migrant experience( 0:55:59)       
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BLM + beauty stands + the migrant experience - Wahoo another human joins Amal for this weeks episode. In the space of 54 minutes, Amal and May cover the migrant experience, beauty standards, the worth of knowing who you are and the BLM conversation from the unique POV of May being a kiwi born Chinese. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 11/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 26-10-2020 - Labour Day( 0:46:48)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 10/28/2020 10:00:00 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 19-10-2020 - We Need to Talk More( 0:56:7)       
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We often don’t talk about people from marginalized communities enough, to the point where their stories are minimalized. We need to change that so Amal unpacks that using Judith’s Collin’s comments about obesity and our former refugee community as examples to unpack that.
Published: 10/19/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 12-10-2020 - Unpacking Beauty Ideals and Decolonization ( 0:55:6)       
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we often talk about privilege in the race space but it shows up in other spaces so how does it show up in the beauty space. Also what the heck is decolonization?! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 10/12/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 05-10-2020 - Freedoms, Religion and Politics( 0:54:26)       
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What does individual freedom look like in different cultural contexts, what can religion offer to NZ and what does Amal mean by elections are personal but not individualistic?
Published: 10/7/2020 9:00:00 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 28-09-2020 - Judith Collins we have some things to unlearn( 0:54:49)       
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Judith Collins we have some things to unlearn - Following the leaders debate the whole entire country knows that Judith is married to a Samoan but what exactly is wrong with what she said? Amal unpacks and pulls it apart. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/29/2020 5:52:29 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 21-09-2020 - Is Chaos diversity or inclusion( 0:55:15)       
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Is Chaos diversity or inclusion - Amal shares her racist moment of the week which leads the conversation into imposter syndrome but with the race lens applied. Also is chaos diversity or inclusion? How the heck do we learn to live with each other. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/21/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-09-2020 - Feminism from a Somali World View( 0:55:31)       
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Feminism from a Somali World View - Feminism is a tricky one to navigate and of course cannot be separated from race/religion/sexuality. Tune in as Amal unpacks Feminism from a Samali, world view & how it contrasts with the western feminism view. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/14/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 07-09-2020 - Ep - Prison, Povery and Racism( 0:55:29)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/8/2020 12:54:41 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 31-08-2020 - They are us and my Gears are Grinded( 0:55:11)       
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They are us and my Gears are Grinded - Amal pays homage to Chadwick Boseman and talks about why representation is important, debunks the they are us stories and talks about the racist things that happened to her, all in the space of a week, that grinded her gears. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 9/1/2020 12:41:10 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 24-08-2020 - Christchurch Terrorist Sentencing( 0:54:56)       
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Christchurch Terrorist Sentencing - This week will be a tough one as the sentencing of the Christchurch terrorist begins today. Amal shares her thoughts and what our next steps as a country should be. Also what does it look like to be genuinely kind? Amal unpacks that by sharing her unlearning journey. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/25/2020 11:00:18 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 17-08-2020 - Let's talk about that Ethnic Pay Gap( 0:54:53)       
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Let's talk about that Ethnic Pay Gap - money, moolah, cash dolla bills - whatever you call it we often don't talk about it much. We get it, it's private and we gotta set up healthy boundaries but we can't set boundaries or not talk about the ethnic pay gap in Aotearoa. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/18/2020 12:36:41 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 10-08-2020 - Amal Exposes Herself( 0:54:46)       
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Amal Exposes Herself This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/11/2020 5:06:05 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 03-08-2020 - What Story Are We Telling About Women's Rights and Unlearning( 0:56:2)       
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The black and white photo challenge sparked many conversations around women's rights, violence against women and femicide. Amal unpacks what story are we telling about women as a society and why it's important that story is changed. To change that story - it takes a bit of unlearning which Amal unpacks how do you go about that. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 8/3/2020 7:30:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 27-07-2020 - We gotta show mad love to the people and the planet plus stigma around sex( 0:55:25)       
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We've never had the pressing urge as we do now to look after Mother Earth since we've managed to use and abuse the planet for a hot minute (cheers to our consumer culture and capitalism). Since covid and the BLM yarns have taken over, it seems the environmentalism yarn has died down a bit but we reckon those 2 yarns go hand in hand. Amal unpacks how and why. Amal also starts the chat around sex, why are we so uncomfortable to talk about and how is it stigmatized in the Somali culture. Content Warning: FGM and sexual assault mentioned. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 7/27/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 20-07-2020 - Loving my blackness is not only just personal but political( 0:55:36)       
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Loving my blackness is not only just personal but political - Self love is often spoken about alongside self worth and confidence but as a black woman, self love is also political. It's a channel for advocacy, for the sisterhood and brotherhood. it's the source of confidence and healing. Tune in as Amal unpacks how self love is political. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 7/21/2020 2:51:49 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 13-07-2020( 0:55:22)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 7/15/2020 11:22:03 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 06-07-2020 - Tyra Banks and Social Media( 0:55:14)       
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Amal picks up the yarns on social media, what should we thinking about when consuming content. Also, Tyra Banks, America's Next Top Model and questionable moments. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 7/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 29-06-2020 - Privilege and participation and does social media help or hinder revolutions( 0:55:34)       
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Privilege and participation and does social media help or hinder revolutions - The black lives matter conversation is a tough one but necessary but even now, in 2020, for some it's hard to engage but why? Also in the age driven by social media, how does bringing about a revolution even work? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/30/2020 3:22:06 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 23-06-2020 - BLM as a POC and World Refugee Days( 0:56:7)       
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The conversation continues but today Amal tackles how the black lives matter movement relates to BIPOC and sharing thoughts as World Refugee Day passed. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/23/2020 9:00:00 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 15-06-2020 - BLM in Aotearoa( 0:55:28)       
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The Black Lives Matter movement is getting louder and louder with cries for justice and change but what does that mean here in Aotearoa? What kind of conversations do we need to have here to bring about change? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/15/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 08-06-2020 - All Lives Matter till Black Lives Matter( 0:55:27)       
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All Lives Matter till Black Lives Matter - The world right now is demanding justice for our black community and Amal chips in her thoughts and opinions in this collective cry for justice. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/9/2020 12:52:51 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 01-06-2020 - Women's Day Replay( 0:55:16)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 6/1/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 25-05-2020 - Religion, getting to know yourself better and lockdown losses( 0:56:14)       
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This week Amal tries to explain what religion means to her, how to process lockdown losses and thoughts on why understanding yourself leads to a more cohesive and empathetic society. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin oar.org.nz
Published: 5/25/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 18-05-2020 - Got called out? Here's how to avoid the 'non apology' apology route( 0:55:57)       
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This week Amal gives us her final Ramadan update, her thoughts on the public health bill and tips n tricks on how to apologize if you get called out. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 5/18/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 11-05-2020 - Invisible Conditions, Ahamud Arbery and Ramadan Catch Ups( 0:56:32)       
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Tune in to listen to Amal unpacking the stigma and struggles of living with invisible conditions, her thoughts on Ahamud Arbery's tragic case and her halfway Ramadan check in. Bonus - count how many times she says "blows my mind" this ep
Published: 5/11/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 27-04-2020 - - What will our post covid-19 look like?( 0:55:19)       
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Everyone is feeling the pinch of covid-19 in different ways, especially our vulnerable communities. Covid-19 has exposed the systems and attitudes which are a disservice to some of our communities so Amal discusses women's rights, homelesness and race relations in the covid-19 context.
Published: 4/27/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 20-04-2020 - Saraid( 0:52:5)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/20/2020 9:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 14-04-2020 - Brand New World and Ramadan( 0:55:0)       
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What things are we going to hold onto or change post this covid-19 world, Amal shares her vision. Also Amal shares a huge thing coming up in hrt calendar: Ramadan!!! This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/14/2020 2:30:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 06-04-2020 - Representative Media and Questions That Follow Me Wherever I Go( 0:55:20)       
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Amal shares her 2 cents on the problem of diverse and representative media and how to fix that as well as answering some she gets all the time as a black, muslim kiwi gal. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 4/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 30-03-2020 - Hello, Salaam, Hola!( 0:50:56)       
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This episode Amal shares her thoughts since the terrorist behind the Christchurch attacks pleads guilty and unpacks language and it shapes our belonging and identity and it relates to the migrant experience. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 3/30/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 23-03-2020 - Ep 35 - All we really need is each other( 0:56:13)       
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All we really need is each other - The reality we're navigating right now is insane and strange so this week, we talk all things community and connection to keep up us all swimmig along with an injection of wholesome good news to uplift us all. Also a new project, Penpals with Purpose is announced! Keep an eye out on FB and Instagram to find out more @Headscarvesandgoodyarn. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 3/24/2020 6:15:33 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 16-03-2020 - Ep34 - I Am Just Simply Me - Thoraya( 0:55:5)       
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Show 34 - I Am Just Simply Me - This week we chat to Thoraya, an epic wahine and a fellow hijabi woman who grew up here in NZ too. We have some good yarns on what the heck is identity anyway and her unique perspective on Islam. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 3/17/2020 12:52:56 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 09-03-2020 - Ep 33 - International Womens Day( 0:55:15)       
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International Womens Day This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 3/9/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 02-03-2020 - Ep 32 - The D Word( 0:56:18)       
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This week we chat to Umi Asaka who is sunshine in human form. We unpack the word disability and what it means to her. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 3/2/2020 8:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 24-02-2020 - Ep 31 - Why Identity is Important( 0:55:31)       
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Why Identity is Important This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 2/25/2020 2:39:35 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 17-02-2020 - Ep 30 - Feeling sick and perhaps a bit lovesick too( 0:47:52)       
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Feeling sick and perhaps a bit lovesick too? - Headscarves & Good Yarns is back for season 2! We kick straight into the good conversations by talking about the racism and ignorance around the coronavirus and a lil bit about interracial relationships. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 2/18/2020 11:04:25 AM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 20-12-2019 - Ep 29 - Aaaand it's a wrap for 2019( 0:29:59)       
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With the end of the year right around the year, so is the end of season 1. What an epic ride it has been so far! This time Amal is in the hot seat as she reflects on season 1 so far and what's next for Headscarves & Good Yarns. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/30/2019 9:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 23-12-2019 - Ep 28 - C'mon ODT, it's more than just poor timing( 0:27:18)       
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Recently the ODT published a cartoon around the Samoan measles epidemic which showed poor judgement. This episode Amal throws in her 2 cents and talks about what we want from journalism and why it needs to be better. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/23/2019 9:00:00 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 16-12-2019 - E27 - Who Run The World? Girls!( 0:28:20)       
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This week we chat to Swaroopa Unni who self-directed and performed her own solo show 'Atete' showcasing stories of domestic violence against South Asian women. Violence against women is universal and present in every culture, Swaroopa tells us why it's not okay in her unique way. Tune in to listen to this brave, intelligent and inspiring lady. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/17/2019 2:51:54 PM
Headscarves and Good Yarns - 02-12-2019 - Ep 26 - Self Care for Immigrant Kids( 0:17:59)       
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Self Care for Immigrant Kids This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/4/2019 6:16:56 PM