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A Muslim woman comic walks into a bar: Changing perceptions through jokes

By Aqilah Allaudeen | September 18, 2019 | Comments Off on A Muslim woman comic walks into a bar: Changing perceptions through jokes

Satire is often used to educate and broach tough topics. As negative perceptions of Islam persist throughout the U.S., some Muslim women are trying a softer way to build bridges: comedy. It’s intermission, and the Comedy Clubhouse is buzzing with conversation. Young people in business attire or hipster T-shirts have refreshed their drinks and are…

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