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Gary R. Bunt

'Anti-Blackness in the Arab World'

Bahira Amin, Scene Arabia, Anti-Blackness in the Arab World and the Violence that Doesn't Get A Hashtag

"In the wake of George Floyd’s death and the subsequent anti-racist protests taking place around the world, Arab communities have had to finally contend with our own long, long tradition of anti-blackness. Social media has come alive with different perspectives—even guides on how we can do better—but many have pointed out the profound irony in our situations."

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