Don’t Kill Your Language – Speak Your Mother Tongue
“Allow me to speak my Arab tongue
before they occupy my language as well -
Allow me to speak my mother tongue
before they colonize her memory as well”
- Rafeef Ziadeh 
Listen to Suzanne Talhouk speaking at TedxBeirut in 2012 about the importance of speaking and preserving ones native language in the face of globalization and cases of colonized people.
 Rafeef Ziadeh, Palestinian-Canadian spoken word artist and activist performing ‘Shades of Anger‘ on 12/11/2011 in London. View full performance here.
Submitted by AIDD Collective on 11 March 2014.