Arab now is a cultural term, not a racial term, and Arabic people come from various ethnic and religious backgrounds.The 22 Arab countries are: Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Each poem in the set has a different author, and is considered to be their best work.
Mu'allaqat means "The Suspended Odes" or "The Hanging Poems," and comes from the poems being hung on the wall in the Kaaba at Mecca.
The seven authors, who span a period of around 100 years, are Imru' al-Qais, Tarafa, Zuhayr, Labīd, 'Antara Ibn Shaddad, 'Amr ibn Kulthum, and Harith ibn Hilliza.
For black Americans, having the ability to code-switch could help you get that promotion, make your case to a judge, or leave a police encounter unscathed.
But changing how you speak isn't always enough to get around racism.