Why did My Son Refuse to Wear his Native Attire to a Chicago Elementary School?

We were facing each other. His kaftan was neatly folded between us. My 8 year old son shook his head slowly.

“Never!” he said.

His school was having a week of activities centered on self-expression through dressing. In…




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