Wed February 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Barbecue of the Body: Sudanese women bring ritual to Bay Area

Hana Baba

In Sudan, where my family is from, there is an ancient beauty ritual that married women perform called dukhan. It’s like a sauna, but with smoke. 

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Fri October 11, 2013


Sat October 5, 2013

Bay Area Sudanese protest with their countrypeople

Bay Area Sudanese protest in Union Square
Ladin Awad


Sudanese Americans and expats in the Bay Area are spending their days and nights online these days – getting little sleep, calling home multiple times a day, checking on the safety of their family and friends, hoping for good news.

Including myself.

And the news is disturbing.  

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