Items by Layla Darwish
- November 19, 2021 Layla Darwish
As Thanksgiving approaches, we expect to see images of Palestinian-Americans who joyfully celebrate the annual holiday. Posting pictures of elaborate dinner tables full of food: the turkey with the usual side like mash potatoes, yams, canned cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies and stuffing. Then come the images of the happy...
- June 18, 2021 Layla Darwish
I was taking part in a recent protest in California, proudly waving my Palestinian flag, when a couple drove past in a white pick-up truck and shouted, “Go back to your country!” A light breeze grazed my arms, so I decided to retrieve my hoodie. I was offered an...