Cultural Comparison

What is Halloween?

By Georges Budago Makoko In the U.S., with the arrival of fall comes the three months of the year...

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Ramadan Mubarak

Ramadan commemorates the month when the Qur’an, the Holy Book of Islam, was first revealed to...

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Culture: Style and Clothing

Culture plays a key role in the way we live and interact with others. Understanding our own culture as well as those of others helps bridge gaps and eases efforts to work and socialize well together. One visible cultural...

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Culture – Weddings

Akryoshe nti gahera mwitama “Something sweet does not last a long time in your mouth” Weddings are...

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What’s in a Word: Swearing in America

Many immigrants express shock at the frequent, casual swearing and cursing they hear from Americans. Profanity is not acceptable in most African societies, so newcomers are taken by surprise when they hear vulgarity from people...

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Hair Care Fair

African-born women living in Maine say that very few local hair salons are prepared to care for...

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