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Episode 184: Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Marwa Helal

k&m  Surely a Muslim TSA agent will be sensitive to the feelings of Muslim travellers. And by “surely,” I mean “surely not.” Writer Marwa Helal and artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed describe their encounters with the TSA, disheartening stories delightfully told. Plus tales of the weight room and the irrational fear of Egyptian pumpkin seeds. A conversation at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s outpost on Governors Island with music from Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, who inspired little fear and much affection.

  • k&m person PERSON: TSA agents
  • k&m place PLACE: the weight room
  • k&m thing THING: Egyptian pumpkin seeds
  • KFC box RANDY’S THING: A KFC box

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