I #RememberJan29.

I remember the acidity rising in my throat: body. I remember the panic I felt when I heard (false) reports that there were two shooters and that one was Muslim: aftermath. I remember thinking of my friend who had recently decided to stop wearing hijab unrelated to Trump but not unrelated to violence: complexity. I remember imagining all of the ways this would initially get twisted and then quickly ignored: Islamophobia. I remember and still think on all of us who have roots in places where occupation and war are blamed on religion and cultural difference when really it’s about imperialism: mind-racing.

#WhereWereYouWhen www.rememberJan29.com // http://www.souvenezvous29jan.com

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Anna Malla
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