Comic essay

Can these cookies stop Islamophobia?

Marguerite Dabaie’s first major comic, The Hookah Girl and Other True Stories—an autobiography about Palestinian-Americans—was awarded two grants. She is currently working on A Voyage to Panjikant, a historical-fictional graphic novel about the 7th-century Silk Road. She’s based in Brooklyn.

SOURCES

Box of Cookies Causes Total Panic by Having Arabic Writing on Label,” Vice

Muslim couple says they were kick off Delta flight for using phone, saying ‘Allah’,” The Washington Post

Southwest Airlines draws outrage over man removed for speaking Arabic,” The Guardian

A graphic design studio in Haifa makes these totes (and are much better designed than my wonky handwriting). You can totally pick one up yourself.

 

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