Tuesday, October 18, 2016

(Anti)Arabophobia, (anti)Islamophobia, in Dearborn, Michigan.

Arabophobia, and in extenso Islamophobia, is showing its head everywhere. I am one of the lucky ones who do not "look" like an Arab so am spared most of the idiocies when abroad, but give my name and there you have it - it starts all over again. The billboard above was hanged in Dearborn Michigan one of the fiefs of the Islamic presence in the US (and Arab one at that). It says "Donald Trump (written in Latin) cannot read this but he is still afraid of it (in Arabic)" - add this to the tote bag and it seems provocation is done in very smart ways! It is beautiful when some entities are tackling the concept of fear in innovative ways and therefore making anti-Islamophobia stances known.