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Dine Diaspora Announces Winners of 2022 5th Annual Black Women in Food Awards

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dine Diaspora announces its incredible 2022 list of famous and groundbreaking black women, including judges: Enjoy your meal Chief Editor Dawn Davis, James Beard Foundation Awards Director Dawn Padmore, Closest Uncle’s Master Blender Victoria Eady Butler, and more to present 31 black women around …

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Will Smith’s daughter under fire for portraying Amazighs as ‘thieves’ in her book

Amazighs criticized Willow Smith’s novel for portraying the community in the same colonialist tone that savagely stigmatized them for decades. Willow Smith accused of spreading “hate” against Amazighs in her latest novel. [Getty] The daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith is being criticized for portraying Amazighs, the indigenous people of …

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Long March for Öcalan’s Freedom – Medya News

Activists from 21 different countries took part in the long march organized to protest against the captivity of Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), who is imprisoned in solitary confinement on the island of İmrali, in Turkey, since 1999. The march, which was attended by more …

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Morocco – well placed to benefit from Europe’s energy transition

Population: 37.13 million (+1.2% vs 2020) GDP per capita (PPP): $7,360 (+0.9% compared to 2020) Debt to GDP: 76.6% (+1.2% vs 2019) Power per capita: 765 kWh Reduced fossil fuel subsidies, CSP leader By the end of 2020, Morocco had 1.4 GW of installed wind, 530 MW of CSP and …

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Almanac – Thursday 01/13/22 | KALW

Today is Thursday, January 13, 2022, January 13 is the 13th day of the year 352 days remain until the end of the year the sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:24:30 am and sunset will be at 5:13:51 PM. We will have 9 hours and 49 minutes of …

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Yemen faces growing hunger and economic collapse amid escalating war, UN says

Escalating military action in Yemen has displaced more than 15,000 people over the past month, killed or injured more than 350 civilians in December and left the Arab world’s poorest country facing growing hunger and a economic collapse with no political solution in sight, senior UN officials said on Wednesday. …

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Before voting, Libyans must speak out | Opinions

On December 22, just two days before the scheduled date of the Libyan presidential election, the electoral commission announced the postponement of the poll. The High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) suggested January 24, 2022 as a new date for the polls, after a parliamentary commission overseeing the elections deemed them …

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Praise of Joseph R. Applegate, a world-renowned linguist who spoke 13 languages

Linguist Joseph Roye Applegate spoke 13 languages ​​and could read and write several more. Better known as the first black faculty member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Applegate created the first doctorate. African studies program in the United States Applegate, who became a specialist in Berber languages ​​from …

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Living together: religious coexistence in Morocco

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 6:33 a.m.Notice: High Atlas Foundation By Mohamed El KadiriMarrakech, Morocco The fascinating site we encountered is located in Erfoud, a small, quiet town in the south-eastern part of Morocco, about 70 km from Errachidia. Our visit was initially aimed at following the fruit trees distributed to …

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Arabic calligraphy on the list of intangible cultural heritage of Unesco

Muscat – Oman, represented by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, through a common Arab application file, has succeeded in inscribing Arabic calligraphy on the representative list of Unesco Intangible cultural heritage of humanity. The declaration came during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the …

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Meet the delegation of Jewish and Arab “Angels of Peace”

“I have heard a lot of terrible things about Israel,” said Fatima El-Harabi, 30, a writer from Bahrain. “I thought the Arabs were living there under oppression, that the war there never ends. But then the Abraham’s accords were signed and the atmosphere started to change. A connection with the …

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Young peace activists promote the Abrahamic Accord in California

A delegation of young activists, leaders and entrepreneurs from the countries of the Abrahamic accords that traveled to California earlier this month to talk about regional peace found an audience eager for hope, but lacking in knowledge, they said. declared. Israel signed groundbreaking normalization agreements in 2020 with the United …

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People-to-people relations are central to progress of Abraham’s accords, advocates say

(November 12, 2021 / JNS) The Abraham Accords made headlines in 2020 as historic normalization agreements between the governments of Israel and the Arab states were reached. But more than a year later, proponents of the agreements are highlighting their impact on everyday relationships between people. In the second week …

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People-to-People Relations are at the Heart of Advancing Abraham’s Accords, Advocates Say | JNS

The Abraham Accords made headlines in 2020 as historic normalization agreements between the governments of Israel and the Arab states were reached. But more than a year later, proponents of the agreements are highlighting their impact on everyday relationships between people. In the second week of November, Sharaka, an NGO …

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The making of President Dbeibah | Habib Lassoued

In recent months, Abdulhamid Dbeibah has become the center of a well-oiled operation aimed at shaping his image as a popular leader. Libyan and foreign specialists participated in the exercise, which was managed by a central operating room in Turkey working with public relations firms in the United States and …

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Clear Arabs from “Dune” – Inkstick

First of all, let me say that I love “Dune”. I have read Frank Herbert’s books several times over the past 30 years. I first read “Dune” along with “The Prize” by Daniel Yergin, the most comprehensive real-world historical account of the political economy of petroleum. These are books that …

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Egyptian model agency “decolonizes beauty standards”

CAIRO: Between the frantic rush of wardrobe changes and the photographers preparing for the shoots, Iman Eldeeb’s agency is slowly innovating for the Egyptian fashion scene by hiring a diverse range of models. Eldeeb forged an international career in Milan, the fashion capital of Europe, where photographers told her she …

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Against Orientalism on Instagram – World – Al-Ahram Weekly

The crystal clear, translucent waters and the soft, slightly wavy white sand are surrounded by stones. The scenic green mountainous backdrop with perfect blue skies does not suggest Algeria. And few outside the North African country have heard of the ancient neighborhood in question, Collo, where forests, mountainous terrain, stunning …

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Bennani’s house: the couscous habous library

Bennani restored the tradition of couscous habous following the death of his mother. At first he would bring a huge plate of couscous to the nearby mosque, but later offer it to visitors to the house. From now on, couscous dinners take place every Wednesday during academic periods. “I reintroduced …

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Death toll rises to 65 as forest fires ravage Algeria’s Kabyle region

The death toll in the fires ravaging forests and mountain villages in Algeria’s Berber region rose to 65 on Wednesday, including 28 soldiers, the country’s civil protection authority announced, against 42 people and 25 soldiers on Tuesday. . President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said his North African nation would enter a three-day …

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5 unstoppable trends to invest $10,000 in right now

SStock market crashes, double-digit corrections and periods of heightened volatility are more common than you probably realize. Nevertheless, patience pays off for long-term investors. Since 1980, the reference S&P500 averaged an annual total return, including dividend payments, of 11%. That’s good enough to double your money with dividend reinvestment in …

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What should federal workers do about the money during the shutdown?

As President Donald Trump and Congress remain locked in a standoff over funding for Trump’s border wall, the US government shutdown entered its 24th day on Monday. According to the Senate Appropriations Committee, about 420,000 employees are working without pay while another 380,000 are at home on furlough. And while …

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Ohio Valley workers and employers react as House votes for $15 minimum wage

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, which hasn’t changed in a decade. The bill is unlikely to wipe out the Republican-controlled Senate, where Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky …

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Professor Sovern’s opt-in arbitration proposal is neither new nor justifiable | Ballard Spahr LLP

Professor Jeff Sovern recently proposed that the CFPB issue a so-called “new” arbitration rule “that prevents companies from preventing consumers from suing unless consumers specifically opt in to the arbitration clause” after receiving a CFPB-mandated disclosure that if they don’t sign and their rights are violated, they “can still sue …

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Walmart Consolidates Mobile Shopping Applications | Payments Source

The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and on the web: Combination of applications Walmart adds the functionality of its online grocery app to its main mobile app, continuing a series of quick moves in Walmart and Amazon to improve delivery speed and mobile commerce experience over …

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Kerry aims to restore the United States to a leading role in the fight against climate change

From a wood-panelled library in his Boston mansion, new climate envoy John Kerry is restoring the United States to a leading role in global climate action, making it clear that the nation is not just stepping up its own efforts to reduce oil, gas and coal pollution, but also intends …

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Poll: Vermont is the number 1 travel destination in the United States for winter 2020

Vermont Business Magazine Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put many normal aspects of life on hold, a new survey nonetheless revealed a strong willingness to travel in 2020 among Americans, with domestic travel preferred and Vermont the #1 travel destination. this winter. According to the survey of 746 US-based respondents, …

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States of innovation | Pew Charitable Trusts

Making a difference through data-driven policy making By: Susan K. Urahn In a recent science interview for The Pew Charitable Trusts’ podcast, “After the Fact,” said Dr Anthony Fauci, “Policy shouldn’t be made in an area without data.” It succinctly articulated an approach that Pew has long strived to advance: …

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Fossil fuel subsidies: fiction versus reality

(NithidPhoto / Getty Images) Advancing the ideological agenda of the left is hardly a solid basis for energy policy. Some political targets are temporary, little more than props deployed in search of a tactical advantage in today’s Beltway skirmish. Others are permanent elements of the landscape, the foundations of an …

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Massachusetts Federal Court Suspends Effective Date and Orders Application of HUD Final Rule Revising FHA’s disparate impact standards; 2 other lawsuits filed challenging the rule | Ballard Spahr srl

On October 25, a Massachusetts Federal District Court filed a preliminary injunction maintaining and postponing the effective date of the final rule published by the HUD last month (“Rule 2020”) revising its disparate impact standards of the Fair Housing Act of 2013 (“Rule 2013 “). The order also bars the …

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Maghreb, Africa – World Atlas

The region known as the Maghreb is a region in northwestern Africa. The word “Maghreb” literally means “west” in the Arabic language. This name makes sense because it is found in the west of the Arabian Peninsula, which is the original homeland of the Arabs. Today, the Maghreb encompasses the …

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From Morocco to Martha’s Vineyard

Are you feeling a little anxious? Haven’t you traveled abroad a lot recently? A visit to Morocco is close at hand on Silver Sahara’s website, silversahara.com, or during a visit to Island Music in Vineyard Haven. These two Martha’s Vineyard companies have teamed up to bring an assortment of alluring …

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How Moroccans reacted to normalization with Israel

Thu 24 Dec 2020 How Moroccans reacted to normalization with Israel Source MENA through Zineb Riboua Unidentified Moroccan and Israeli officials sign memoranda of understanding during a visit by Israeli emissaries to Rabat, Morocco, December 22, 2020. Photo taken on December 22, 2020. REUTERS / Shereen Talaat “I was born …

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Tunisia allows man to drop name linked to slavery

The Court of First Instance of Medenine, in south-eastern Tunisia, ruled on October 14 allowing Hamdan Atig Dali, 81, to delete the term “atig”- which means freed slave – of his name in all official documents. The justice ministry rejected the same request in 2017, saying there were no competent …

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France and Tunisia want to restart negotiations in Libya

The UN says the “last thing” Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighboring country. Children wave Libyan and Amazigh flags during a demonstration in Martyrs Square in the center of the Libyan capital Tripoli, currently held by the UN-recognized government …

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Who were the Moors?

If the term ‘Moorish’ sounds familiar but confusing, there is a reason: although the term can be found in literature, art, and history books, it does not actually describe an ethnicity or race. specific. Instead, the concept of Moors has been used to alternately describe the rule of Muslims in …

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Morocco weighs heavily on French science education |

CASABLANCA – The question of teaching scientific subjects in foreign languages ​​is dividing politicians and intellectuals in Morocco where the public education sector is in crisis despite the reforms. A bill which would regulate the education sector and which was adopted by the Council of Ministers in mid-2018 was blocked …

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OWU Connections | Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU connections Ohio Wesleyan awards seven grants to support students’ academic, research and internship experiences By Cole Hatcher DELAWARE, OHIO – From completing community mapping work in Costa Rica to comparing life expectancies in Italy and the United States, students at Ohio Wesleyan University receive nearly $ 49,000 in new …

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Write Algeria

KAMEL DAOUD IS the author of The Meursault survey, first published in France in 2014 and here in the United States a year later, earning it acclaimed international reviews including the Prix Goncourt and rave reviews and reviews in The New Yorker and The New York Times. The novel, a …

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Echoes of Tunisia in Morocco as protests continue

RABAT, Morocco (AFP) – Morocco has arrested 11 people suspected of manslaughter following the death of a fish seller whose crash in a garbage truck sparked protests, prosecutors said on Tuesday. Mouhcine Fikri, 31, was accidentally killed on Friday in the northern town of Al-Hoceima as he tried to protest …

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