December 10 2015

Voicewaves – ‘They Call Us Terrorists’ – Muslim Students Bullied in California Schools

Sterling Lind, left, bullies Marisa Tejeda, center, for wearing a hajib during a performance by Youth Performance Company, an acting company of young people from the Twin Cities that  opened  a play about bullying based on the experiences of cast members and interviews with local teens,  at Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Wednesday,  October 5, 2011.  Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Sterling Lind, left, bullies Marisa Tejeda, center, for wearing a hajib during a performance by Youth Performance Company, an acting company of young people from the Twin Cities that opened a play about bullying based on the experiences of cast members and interviews with local teens, at Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
…Other students have tried to rip Samia’s headscarf off her head. Others have said anti-Muslim diatribes in front of her for class presentations. Samia said teachers and principals didn’t do anything about it…

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