Author Archives: Thomas Howard


I recently came across a song called “#Syria” by Omar Offendum. Omar Offendum is a Syrian American who was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Washington D.C. He is a very popular Arab Hip-Hop artist and activist, who has … Continue reading

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The Power of a Cartoon

As many people have posted about Ali Farzat, I wanted to further look into the impact of his political cartoons. I see that Sam has mentioned the story of Ali Farzat getting essentially jumped by “thug” security forces of the … Continue reading

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Salt of This Sea

I was recently able to watch the film, Salt of This Sea—that was suggested to us in class. The film was directed and produced by Palestinian filmmaker and poet, Annemarie Jacir. Jacir tells the story of a Brooklyn-born women of … Continue reading

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