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What it means to be black and African in Lebanon

Raw stories from 21 black African students at the American University of Beirut

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“We are not racists, but”

“Children of color, and especially poor children of color, learn one thing very well in Lebanese schools and that is to hate themselves.”

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#AbolishKafala in Lebanon: 20-year-old Lensa’s Story

“They tortured me and I couldn’t do anything to save myself.”

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Lebanon’s Migrant Domestic Workers March on Labour Day

For the eighth year in a row, migrant domestic workers from many nations marched to demand their labor rights in Beirut.

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New Exhibit Highlights Struggle of Lebanese of African and Asian heritage

The ‘Mixed Feelings’ exhibit highlights stories of Lebanese of African and Asian heritage and their daily struggles.