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  1. CaliTedesse

    The most disgusting name ever - Abdi

    Abdi. Why do you guys even use this to refer to Somali men. So much wrong with Somalis just a cursed people. Even when they arrive as immigrants. Abdi alone is not a name it is used as a pre-fix to one of the 99 names of Allah swt. So why do they give up Abdi when they immigrate. What goes...
  2. CaliTedesse

    The BEAUTY of the ARABIC script perserving Afro-American history

    When few enslaved people in the United States could write, one man wrote his memoir in Arabic https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/01/20/when-few-enslaved-people-could-write-one-man-wrote-his-memoirs-arabic/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c7772afc6777 Wallahi reading this was so beautiful...
  3. A

    FGM origins

    I got told today, that FGM was originally something Somali slave traders did to their female slaves as a way to increase her value for the buyers as they would think she is chaste if she has been sown up. Just wondering how much if any of this is true?
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