Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Typecast as a terrorist | Riz Ahmed | The Long Read | World news | The Guardian

The Long Read: As my acting career developed, I was no longer cast as a radical Muslim – except at the airport

Source: Typecast as a terrorist | Riz Ahmed | The Long Read | World news | The Guardian

Advertisements

4 comments on “Typecast as a terrorist | Riz Ahmed | The Long Read | World news | The Guardian

  1. summertime75
    09/18/2016

    Sadly the “Asian look” will be soon be replaced by over zealous airport staff and government officials who will insist that ones religion is a compulsory declaration before flying either on internal flights of aboard especially as there more “English” people convert to Islam and therefore by perverted officialdom a potential radical Muslim. It’s interesting that when I converted twenty years ago I was view with suspicion by some of the Muslim community and now converts are view with the same suspicion by the community in general. A very sad reflection on societies need to stereotype individuals although not really unexpected as we seem to be moving towards the political right.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Stevie Turner, Indie Author.

A WordPress.com blog

When Women Inspire

Spotlighting inspirational women and how you can make a positive impact too

Dear Kitty. Some blog

On animals, peace and war, science, social justice, women's issues, arts, and much more

Blue Biro Gallery

Paintings by Jenny Caron Hall

lucinda E Clarke

My blog - My books - and other interesting stuff about my adventures

The Recipe Hunter

Cook and Enjoy

Travel with Intent

A photographer's view of the world - words and images to inspire your travels and your dreams

restlessjo

Roaming, at home and abroad

Shalden & Neatham sister site to the Reluctant Janeite

Jane Austen, her letters & other literary digressions

stewilko's Blog

A place for my thoughts

Her Diffident Way

The only way I know

WordsVisual

Mostly photographs with some words by this arty scientist...

thedullwoodexperiment

Viewing movies in a different light

Mandy Bangerter

Textile Artist and Teacher

artbymandy

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

Boho.Blog

Bohemian Stuff

juniordoctorblog.com

pulseless electrical activity.

The Observation Post

mistermuse, half-poet and half-wit

Wild Star Landing

Poetry, Facts, Fiction, Inspired by Travel, Art, Science, Nature & Philosophy

Turtle Bunbury

Historian * Author * Presenter * Speaker * Guide

Fierce Writing

Not so much Rage Against the Machine as Slightly Peeved the Taps Won't Work

Victorian Footnotes

Bringing back the forgotten

Etan Smallman

Freelance journalist

Michael Ehrhardt

Permanenter Ausstellungsraum

jessicanorrie

Writing about writing; words about the world

It's all in the Past!

Writing about current events from a historical perspective.

Mrinalini Raj

I LEAVE YOUR ROAD TO WALK ON MY GRASS.

History Quirks

The Casual Past

vintageinkstand

Words and images from the past

janiceduke.wordpress.com/

The adventures of Janice Duke and her Magical Travelling Paint Box

Life is sweet with Caz GREENHAM

Creator and Author of The Adventures of Eric Seagull 'Storyteller' 3-book-series. Set in picturesque Brixham Bay!

Movies From The Silent Era

A repository for movies from the silent era

Art Universal

Art as a Sensory

Henry Brooke

Musings, Memories and Miscellanea

Matthew Toffolo's Summary

Daily summary of the life/movie world.

When Angels Fly

Author site of S. Jackson & A. Raymond

off the leash

History, technology, books and baseball.

FLOW ART STATION

THE CONTEMPORARY ART MAGAZINE

Writer Site

Memoir, poetry, & writing theory

hungryfaces

faces gourmet world of fashion, design and art

From guestwriters

Lifestyle magazine and Readers Digest

The Vintage Toy Advertiser

Suffering ink-stained fingers and occasional staple wounds to bring you wonderful images of late 20th century advertising and paperworks

%d bloggers like this: