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M Mohamed

M. Mohamed is a writer and artist interested in social and collective memories of colonialism, diasporic nostalgia, and black liberation.

The Sensationalized Somali: Anti-blackness and Islamophobia in Toronto’s Media
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The Sensationalized Somali: Anti-blackness and Islamophobia in Toronto’s Media

Recently, Vice released its documentary about Toronto’s Somali communities in Dixon. Titled “This is Dixon,” the documentary attempts to find out if a gang called the “Dixon City Bloods” exists in the neighbourhood. Narrator Suroosh Alvi interviews those living in Dixon, as well as outside reporters, lawyers, and police officers. Why does a documentary that attempts to portray Dixon, centre, begin, and end with the...

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24 Jul 2016