African American Vernacular English: Different but equal – Black Girl in Maine

Same goes for Miklish (Mi’kmaq English dialect)! https://blackgirlinmaine.com/racial-and-cultural/african-american-vernacular-english-different-but-equal/ Advertisements

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Kibbe Dramatic: Hijabi Edition!

Dramatics are diametrically opposed to Romantics. They are characterized by angularity, sharpness, strong features, an evident skeleton, which, unlike Naturals, isn’t necessarily draped in abundant musculature. Dramatics have prominent features: high cheek bones, square jaws, a sharp nose, and an angular chin for the face, and pointy shoulders, long limbs, large or long hands, and…

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Walk inthe Shoes of a Refugee With Emy Battuta

View this post on Instagram From my poem, "Remember Me" When a child weeps on stubborn ears when the last step falls on a fissured earth when the bombs cost less and less and the people too remember me remind me that I do not walk alone. We created this project in Zaatari camp in…

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3 Natural Fabrics That I Always Look For At The Thrift Shop – Tales From The Thrift Shop

Tales from the thrift shop is an up and coming young blogger who has a lot to say about thrifting. She’s usually thorough and well spoken, and one can learn a lot just by going through her posts. But this is probably my favorite one to date! Enjoy! https://talesfromthethriftshop.com/fabrics-to-look-for-thrift-shop/

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Keto Spice Eid Cookies (Zimtsterne)

I’m baking for Eid, and although all of the sweets I have traditionally made aren’t keto friendly, I chose to try my hand at this time-old Swiss recipe for Christmas cookies, perhaps my favorite among all cookies, and give it a slight twist to make it Keto friendly. The version I offer here is keto-friendly,…

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Eid Wreath

This year we made another Eid wreath, just because I’ve been thinking of making this for months, and was waiting for Ramadan to get going. The kids rolled up their sleeves and did their own version, which I think came out quite nice. So here you’ll find two different wreaths made simultaneously, with a slightly…

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Tirol Cookies for Ramadan/Eid

I love to bake, and Eid ul Fitr is my favorite time to do so. Baking has been one of my most ardent expressions of joy for Eid. I normally bake and prepare a combination of Libyan, North American, Middle Eastern, and at times European sweets. Because I do a lot of baking, I tend…

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Fundraising for Nour Domestic Violence

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Kibbe Natural: Hijabi Edition

Features: If you have predominantly answers B in the Kibbe test, with no clear second, you have a soft Yang balance, meaning your bone structure is mostly yang (angular, robust), but you also have a soft ying undercurrent, be it in blunt rather than sharp edges, or in rounder muscular tones rather than tout skin/flesh.…

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