E3: #3: Demystifying the Hijab
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. Joining is special guest Saadia Faruqi, author of the Meet Yasmin series, illustrated by Hatem Aly.
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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 byIbtihaj Muhammad (Author), Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (Contributor)
Under My Hijab byHena Khan, illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
Mommy’s Khimarby Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn
Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly
Other Words for Homeby Jasmine Warga (TBR May 28, 2019)
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