oppressedbrowngirlsdoingthings:

faineemae:

agonyoftheleaves:

orientalismisalive:

niqabsandkitaabs:

Kitaabgasm.
“Book covers promote Orientalist portrayal of Muslim women”
http://www.arabglot.com/2011/05/book-covers-promote-orientalist.html (via @arablit)

Head covering? Check. Dark kohl? Check. Narrowed gaze of defiance? Check. Juxtaposed with a helpless look too? Check. Tasteless veil pun for the dozenth time? Check.
Wonderful. Now you know all you need to about Muslim women. Here’s your oriental cookie.

every time i see a spread like this i cringe.
‘there is no racism in the book world’, my ass.

Damn, this showed up again on my dash, I guess I have to post these again.




because they are ALL OPPRESSED OKAY

oppressedbrowngirlsdoingthings:

faineemae:

agonyoftheleaves:

orientalismisalive:

niqabsandkitaabs:

Kitaabgasm.

“Book covers promote Orientalist portrayal of Muslim women”

http://www.arabglot.com/2011/05/book-covers-promote-orientalist.html (via @arablit)

Head covering? Check. Dark kohl? Check. Narrowed gaze of defiance? Check. Juxtaposed with a helpless look too? Check. Tasteless veil pun for the dozenth time? Check.

Wonderful. Now you know all you need to about Muslim women. Here’s your oriental cookie.

every time i see a spread like this i cringe.

‘there is no racism in the book world’, my ass.

Damn, this showed up again on my dash, I guess I have to post these again.

because they are ALL OPPRESSED OKAY

Thursday Jun 7 @ 06:24pm
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tagged as: muslim. veil. hijab.
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originally posted by niqabsandkitaabs

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    but seriously, i really appreciate the original post, because i always just took those covers for granted, and never...
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