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Miru Kim is an artist and photographer who lives in New York City. She was stopped yesterday for wearing a shirt with Arabic on it by two police officers who don't have enough to do with themselves. Kim posted about it on Instagram with a very unhappy looking selfie.

Her caption reads:

I just got stopped by two police officers in downtown Manhattan just because I was wearing this shirt from an anti-Iraq war group called Granny Peace Brigade from 2006. They took all my info, address, apt. number, cellphone, right in front of my building. Are they serious, NYPD? Are they gonna call me a potential terrorist because I am wearing a shirt with Arabic on it? When did NYC become so xenophobic? 

#xenophobia #islamophobia#arabic #muslim #paranoia 

#ignorance#racism #freespeech #humanrights

Sources: Miru Kim