Creating new perspectives since 2009


Layla Darwish


Items by Layla Darwish

  • It’s time to decolonise Thanksgiving 

    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...

  • Go back to my country? As a Palestinian, I wish I could

    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...