Suheir Hammad- ''First Writing Since''
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Poetical Tv
Film / video

Poetical Tv. (2011, July 22). Def Poetry: Suheir Hammad- ”First Writing Since” (Official Video). [Video]. YouTube.

Suheir Hammad performs a spoken word poem to convey her experiences and perspective of 9/11, stating that she was scared for her brothers. Through her poem, she notes that people wanted revenge against Muslims. However, she pleads that Muslims are not bad people and she does not represent extremist Muslims.

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The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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