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Hatef on ‘Secrets & Sisterhood’ and the Burden of Afghan Representation

Journalism Associate Professor Azeta Hatef writes for the Los Angeles Review of Books about Hulu’s new reality television show Secrets & Sisterhood: The Sozahdahs.

Hatef writes that while the stars are galavanting around Hollywood — there’s a deeper point to the show. The show provides a complicated perspective about growing up Afghan in the United States.

Still, between yoga sessions at Urban 728 and doing their hair and eyelashes at The Dollhouse Beauty in Sherman Oaks, the women engage in deeper discussions about sisterhood and navigating life in the United States as second-generation Afghan American Muslim women.

Read more on the Los Angles Review of Books.

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