The State of Things
10:58 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Meet Diya Abdo

Diya Abdo


Growing up as a Palestinian in Jordan, Diya Abdo straddled multiple cultures. Her love of American literature brought her to the United States. 

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The State of Things
11:42 am
Thu February 6, 2014

'Hug A Muslim': Comedians Come to Chapel Hill To Take On Islamophobia

The Muslims Are Coming! A film by Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah

Since 9/11, some news accounts portray Muslim-Americans only as terrorist threats. These stories create stereotypes in the minds of the American public. A new film, The Muslims Are Coming, co-directed by Negin Farsad and Dean Obeidallah, follows a group of Muslim-American comedians on a tour across America. 

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