Thursday, 17 November 2016

[USA / BullPittsburgh / Age of Trump: Breaking stereotripes by reinforcing them - fear of being stereotriped as a white male after Trump was elected] Students break boards, stereotypes during Islam Awareness Week

Students break boards, stereotypes during Islam Awareness Week

Emily Brindley and Ashwini Sivaganesh / The Pitt News Staff
November 15, 2016
... In addition to the “Breaking Stereotypes” event, Islam Awareness Week includes an open discussion about the Quran — the main religious text of Islam — on Wednesday as well as a challenge to spend a day in a hijab on Thursday. ...
... David Sokulski, 48, of Bellevue came to the event after hearing about it through Facebook because he doesn’t want others to stereotype him as a Trump supporter. Sokulski said he worries about people assuming this because he is a white man.

“Anyone who sees me, what will they think of me?” Sokulski said. “After the last election, it’s embarrassing for me to be a white man.” ...
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