Karina and Matthew talk about speaking to children on the danger of hate-laced speech toward Muslims, seeking understanding of hijab and the importance of hijab to some Muslim women, and the implications of a recent challenge to a public school staff dress code that would bar principals and teachers from wearing religious symbols.
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“She Wears a Headscarf. Is Quebec Derailing Her Career?” New York Times article, April 2, 2019
“Parents, We Need to Teach Our Children About the Dangers of Hate-laced Speech Against Muslims” Washington Post article, April 9, 2019
KARINA AND MATTHEW ARE READING:
Stargazing by Jen Wang (TBR September 2019)
This Place: 150 Years Retold by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, and others
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad (Author), Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (Contributor)
Under My Hijab by Hena Khan, illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
Mommy’s Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn
Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga (TBR May 28, 2019)
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