I didn’t want to make any fuss. All I wanted was to find out the information to help my son go to university. “I offered to sit at the back or at the front, anywhere where I wouldn’t be seen, if they thought I was going to offend anyone.

Mum Maroon Rafique banned from Manchester College parents’ evening… for wearing a veil | Manchester Evening News

From the article:

A mum was turned away from a college parents’ evening – because she was wearing a veil. Maroon Rafique was refused entry to Manchester College by senior staff who told her there was a ban on face coverings.

It is heartbreaking that the victim of racism would be willing to accomodate the offender’s “feelings” so as not to “inconvenience” them, sitting where she would not be seen, even to the point of invisibility.

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