30 MORE | Day 7 – Meet Nada Elmasry – 26 Year Old Muslim – On Racial Abuse and Misconceptions – Vancouver

CBC Vancouver’s Jason D’Souza spoke with Nada Elmasry, a 26 year old Muslim woman living in Vancouver.

‘It gets worse when you’re not just a Muslim; you’re a woman, you’re visibly Muslim, possibly you’re an immigrant’

– Nada Elmasry

She shares some of experience of being both a woman and a Muslim, while addressing a number of important misconceptions, all in under 8 minutes.

‘Once you know a person — once you actually know them face-to-face — you know them at a personal level. It becomes harder for us to believe those negative stories that we hear all the time on TV.’

– Nada Elmasry


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