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Top 10 Refugee Misconceptions

In our modern era of clickbait headlines and 280 character debate, refugees, like so many other marginalized communities, often suffer from negative stereotyping and popular misconceptions.  NaTakallam is committed to unpacking facts from fiction. As we seek to reshape and reclaim narratives about refugee populations, promoting understanding through truth-based discussions is a vital part of …

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Top 10 Reasons To Learn Languages

Although learning a language can be difficult, there are more pros to learning than cons! Today’s global society is interconnected and interdependent, and learning a language can benefit you in the long run with how you contribute and engage with the world. Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Learn a Language!

5 Ways to Express your Love in Persian

Valentine’s Day may have passed, but we have the lesser-known Sepandār-mazgān (سپندارمذگان) – the ancient Persian celebration of earth, women and love – coming up on February 23rd!  Only recently gaining popularity among Persian communities, Sepandār-mazgān historically takes place on the 5th of ‘Esfand’ (the 12th month in the Persian calendar) and dates back to the 20th century BC! Today, …

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