us school cancels ‘aladdin’ play after accusations of arab stereotyping
Last Updated : GMT 11:59:16
Egypt Today, egypt today
Egypt Today, egypt today
Last Updated : GMT 11:59:16
Egypt Today, egypt today

US school cancels ‘Aladdin’ play after accusations of Arab stereotyping

Egypt Today, egypt today

Egypt Today, egypt today US school cancels ‘Aladdin’ play after accusations of Arab stereotyping

Dramatic production of ‘Aladdin, Junior,’
Dubai - Egypt Today

A school in the US state of Maryland has reportedly canceled a production of “Aladdin, Junior” due to complaints that is was based on negative stereotypes of Arabs.

After the Westowne Elementary Drama Club started rehearsals for the play, based on the 1992 Disney film, one mother said her son came home upset, a local news channel reported.

“In the play, Arabs are described as barbaric, those are the exact words that are used,” Danette Zaghari-Mask said, according to wfla.com.
Zaghari-Mask, an attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, decided to speak out.

“It was worth expressing his experience to the school and I’m just... so relieved that the school is considerate of diversity,” she said, according to the news channel.

On its website, the channel reported that a letter written to drama club parents, sent after the play was canceled, read in part:

“Recently, it has been brought to our attention that Disney’s ‘Aladdin, Jr.’ has historically been criticized for its inaccurate, negative stereotyping of Arabic culture... After careful consideration and with input from the perspectives of many stakeholders — teachers, parents and community members — we decided that this production of 'Aladdin, Jr.' is not the best fit for our Westowne Community.”

From :Arabnews

 

egypttoday
egypttoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

us school cancels ‘aladdin’ play after accusations of arab stereotyping us school cancels ‘aladdin’ play after accusations of arab stereotyping



Egypt Today, egypt today Modern colorful bedroom renovation

GMT 12:15 2017 Thursday ,21 December

Modern colorful bedroom renovation
Egypt Today, egypt today Paris Fashion Week: John Galliano goes co-ed on the catwalk
Egypt Today, egypt today For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 22:35 2017 Tuesday ,19 December

For the Variety of Interior Design Styles

GMT 09:45 2021 Friday ,21 May

test

GMT 14:15 2013 Monday ,07 January

Syrian stars in new TV series

GMT 08:09 2017 Sunday ,27 August

Bahrain Press Headlines

GMT 10:55 2017 Thursday ,31 August

Labour reforms 'ambitious, balanced, fair'

GMT 12:09 2017 Sunday ,19 November

ARIES (March21st-April20th)

GMT 22:48 2017 Tuesday ,19 December

Anoshka happy for success of her talk show

GMT 19:34 2017 Monday ,21 August

Egyptian MP warns of unlicensed health centers

GMT 20:48 2015 Saturday ,14 February

Japanese dancers find samba salvation in quake tragedy

GMT 10:27 2017 Monday ,16 October

Sexy Apple launches and appoints PR

GMT 09:17 2017 Sunday ,29 October

British kayak adventurer slain in Brazil's Amazon

GMT 07:19 2016 Thursday ,14 July

Jordan women take to football pitch

GMT 18:35 2018 Friday ,14 December

Can Armenia break the ice with Turkey?

GMT 12:19 2017 Saturday ,23 September

President Bashir: we will not leave citizens to remain

GMT 02:28 2013 Saturday ,23 February

Fi Ayn Al Asefa

GMT 10:08 2011 Friday ,01 April

Crude oil prices rally on Middle East tensions

GMT 13:27 2016 Monday ,28 November

Politician Balls wins hearts in UK TV dance show

GMT 15:00 2016 Monday ,12 September

Iraqi-American designer stuns NY Fashion Week

GMT 14:05 2014 Thursday ,18 December

Airbnb in Amsterdam tourist tax deal, first in Europe

GMT 09:20 2015 Thursday ,03 September

The return of the state

GMT 09:06 2018 Thursday ,18 January

BMW aims to reignite US car sales

GMT 07:42 2018 Sunday ,14 January

Facebook move will play out

GMT 14:30 2016 Thursday ,22 December

Verstappen Dutch Sportsman of the Year
 
 Egypt Today Facebook,egypt today facebook  Egypt Today Twitter,egypt today twitter Egypt Today Rss,egypt today rss  Egypt Today Youtube,egypt today youtube  Egypt Today Youtube,egypt today youtube

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

Maintained and developed by Arabs Today Group SAL.
All rights reserved to Arab Today Media Group 2021 ©

egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday
egypttoday egypttoday egypttoday
egypttoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
egypttoday, Egypttoday, Egypttoday