Skip to comments.Chicago Public School Bans ‘Islamophobic’ Novel — and Now Parents & Teachers Are Protesting
Posted on 03/16/2013 6:35:01 AM PDT by lowbridge
Written by an Iranian woman who once told her schoolteacher in Tehran that she wanted to be a prophet, the memoir Persepolis has been banned in Iran, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates because the work is considered to be Islamophobic and blasphemous to Muslims. Whats more, it has also been banned in a Chicago public school for ostensibly the same reasons.
Teachers, students and parents at Chicagos Lane Tech College Prep are staging a protest Friday after all traces of Marjane Satrapis novel was purged from the North Side school a decision made by Principal Christopher Dignam, who said he was instructed by Chicago Public School officials to remove the book.
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They couldn't have done that without the jockeys gettin' in first.
How did it get in the school to begin with?
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Liberals have the ability to ban books?
Will the copies be burned in public or private?
The author is a Marxist. Chances are thats how.
Professor Henry Jones Sr: [through his teeth] Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
islam is evil. It seeks to destroy freedom and liberty. It is a system of oppression terror and death. That should be taught in every school!
this is a story about a lesbian more than a muslim, so, I would agree, it should be benned
people need to read more about what Persepolis is abut before they knee jerk react to it being islamophobic
Written by an Iranian woman... Persepolis has been banned in Iran, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates... Teachers, students and parents at Chicagos Lane Tech College Prep are staging a protest Friday after all traces of Marjane Satrapis novel was purged from the North Side school -- a decision made by Principal Christopher Dignam, who said he was instructed by Chicago Public School officials to remove the book.
Kiss Moslem *ss today, feel Moslem sword at your neck tomorrow.
Good luck, Chicago; you’ll need it.
“Liberals have the ability to burn books?”
The only books liberals burn are books that have been determined not to be books. This is an international presidence that is due for inclusion in our antiquated system of education and justice. For further noteworthy examples, look here:
The animated version of Persepolis (2007) has a really high, 8/10 rating at IMDb. (It is out on DVD).
At Rotten Tomatoes, 97% critic rating, 92% viewer rating.
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