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On the 3rd day of Christmas: Meet Khadijah, a worker from Egypt


Today we meet Khadijah, the Karagöz shadow puppet who represents the far-flung citizens of the Ottoman Empire – in this case – puppets from Egypt.  Khadijah was a Black African woman raised in Egypt, but was captured during a battle, … Continue reading

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