A new report finds that Hollywood not only disproportionately under-employs thespians of Middle Eastern and North African descent, but also frequently relegates them to dangerously stereotypical roles.
Steven Renderos, Ramla SahidJul 20, 201812:06PM EDT
“We’re demanding more transparency and accountability around existing law enforcement surveillance practices, and urging our Congressional leaders of color to intervene on our behalf to prevent further exclusion, dehumanization and violence.”
In her new documentary, “The Feeling of Being Watched,” journalist Assia Boundaoui sought to find evidence for the paranoia she felt growing up in her Arab-American hometown. She ended up uncovering one of the largest counterterrorism investigations in United States history.
From the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together: “This September 11, I will remember that this is the true patriotism—working with our communities to protect each other, and in doing so, to form a more perfect union.”