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Want To Hear A Frank, Funny 'Muslim Love Story'? 'That Can Be Arranged'

In her graphic memoir, cartoonist Huda Fahmy explains how her parents played a role in her romantic relationships. She hopes her book is representation "for people who want to find love in this way."

Street Dreams LAKEY INSPIRED
Blue Boi LAKEY INSPIRED
self The End of the Ocean
endure The End of the Ocean
Stacy's Mom Piano Project

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Social Distancing Means Mourners Find New Ways To Cope And Connect

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F.T.B. Robert Glasper
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Israeli police officers wearing protective gloves and masks check papers as they enforce restrictions in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem on Tuesday, during a partial lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus infection. Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Israel Faces Challenges In Fighting Coronavirus In Ultra-Orthodox Communities

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Art in the Age of Automation Portico Quartet
Endless Portico Quartet

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Want To Hear A Frank, Funny 'Muslim Love Story'? 'That Can Be Arranged'

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Human Ezrah May
The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen Anna Laube
My Friend Coma Rocket Miner
Somewhere Between Nightmares and Dreams Rocket Miner

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They Were Roommates: Meet The Band Writing Songs From Its Quarantined Apartment

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Gotta Be Patient (Confination Song VI) Stay Homas feat. Judit Neddermann
Mexico Maradona Antonio Pinto
Stacy's Mom Piano Project
Phobia The Last Sighs of the Wind
Despair The Last Sighs of the Wind
When We First Met Ellis Marsalis
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Dear Dolores Ellis Marsalis & Branford Marsalis
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Autumn Leaves Brennan Villines

Garrett Ward sprays disinfectant behind a plexiglass panel at a Hy-Vee grocery store in Overland Park, Kan., on March 26. Stores have begun installing the shields in checkout aisles to protect clerks and help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Grocery Workers Keep America Fed, While Fearing For Their Own Safety

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