Category: cultural

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Starbucks discrimination ‘a signal of The usa’s cultural war’

The arrest of two black men at a Starbucks shop last week in the US city of Philadelphia has sparked outrage from protesters, who accuse the coffee giant of racial profiling. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were sitting in the coffee shop in the affluent Rittenhouse Square neighbourhood, waiting for a third person to…

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The girl keeping Tunisia’s cultural heritage

Tunis, Tunisia – Leila Ben-Gacem vividly remembers the first time she came across this stunning centuries-old house in the heart of Tunisia’s capital several years ago. “The first time I walked here,” she recalls, “it felt like the building was talking to me”. Passionate about preservation, Ben-Gacem was already worried that not enough was being…