The politics of being white in a brown domain

Levantine Arabic
With recent events (in the town I live in, no less), this seems like a great time to post one of my favorite articles from one of my favorite blogs. Here's the key point: I am constantly aware that race, power, and privilege are all hopelessly entangled in the process of learning a foreign language and living in someone else’s country. No matter how fluent I become...I’ll always be a white person navigating Arabic. And that journey will always be a political one. Read the rest of "The Politics of White People Speaking Arabic" at #TeamMaha now
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#TeamMaha gives me life

Levantine Arabic
Are you looking for a website that focuses on regional Arabic? Are you looking for hilarious observations about life in Egypt combined with occasional trenchant commentary? Are you looking for an Arabic learning resource that includes sentences this: "Please note that TeamMaha is committed to bringing you insults on the regular because they never teach you how to say something or someone is absolute shit in school, DO THEY?" Then you really need to check out #TeamMaha PS: If you want insight into who Maha is, check out this post.
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