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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