Islamophobia is racism, pure and simple

Beitrag von Yassin Musharbash im Guardian: As a journalist with an Arabic name, I receive a fair amount of Islamophobic hate mail, as do many colleagues with a similar background. Three years ago, when we realised this was happening to all of us and had become more frequent, we started to stage public events at which we read from these letters to an audience. But we don’t just read the letters. We have created a show around it – a party, if you like – called Hate Poetry Slam, during which we compete over who has received the meanest, most racist, most hateful letter. It is a public act of catharsis. (Ganzen Beitrag lesen)

HatePoetry 12.09.02 Berlin 10kp
Screenshot: Neukölln TV