Mohammad, an Arab child, entered his classroom on the first day of school.
“What is your name?” asked the teacher.
“Mohammad” answered the kid.
“You are in America now. From now on, your name will be Johnny,” replied the teacher.
That evening, when Mohammad returned home.
“How was your day, Mohammad?”, asked his mother.
“My name is not Mohammad. I’m in America and now my name is Johnny.”
“Are you ashamed of your name, are you trying to dishonor your parents, your heritage, your religion? Shame on you!” and she beat him.
Then she called his father and he too beat him.
The next day Mohammad returned to school…
When the teacher saw him with all the bruises, she asked, “What happened to you, Johnny”?
“Four hours after becoming an American, I was attacked by two damn Muslims.”
Originally published here.
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