when i’m honored for my journalism, everyone will see one thing: my headscarf

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sawsan morrar, a multimedia journalist at the university of california at berkeley’s graduate school of journalism, was chosen as a 2017 white house correspondents’ association scholar.those who tune in to watch this year’s white house correspondents’ association dinner on saturday will hear my name called as i take the stage to accept a journalism scholarship. they won’t see my portfolio of work, and they will likely forget my name. but they’re sure to notice and remember one thing about me: my headscarf.some may call it symbolic that a muslim american journalist will be recognized at the annual dinner the same year that president trump declined to attend. trump is breaking from a long tradition of presidents meeting with the award recipients.and as i prepare to attend, i know some at the event may not perceive me as a fellow reporter who, like them, relishes the thought of meeting journalists i admire. muslims don’t have the luxury of being a fusion of their achievements, interests and uniqueness. rather, in the eyes of others, we are only muslim.i’ve faced this challenge before. after doing some pre-reporting over the phone, i encounter surprise when i meet my su......

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