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Malala Yousafzai: ‘All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one’

Yousafzai

I was driving past a business here in the Houston Heights, when I glimpsed this painted on the side of the building. I recognized that iconic WWII poster before I realized it was not just any woman, but 14 year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was attacked for wanting an education. The words next to her are her quote, ( “I don’t mind if I have to sit on the floor at school.) All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one.”

(at the Avis Frank Gallery, 1606 White Oak Dr., Houston, TX 

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3 Comments on “Malala Yousafzai: ‘All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one’”

  1. kendra2877 says:

    poor young idealistic girl. I can’t believe she hasn’t figured out that it’s hopeless. Women are just things to be used and abused and discarded for younger ones. Sad but true baby.

  2. Linda Patentas says:

    This is just beautiful – both the ART & the TEXT are incredibly moving. I very much dislike the comment from “kendra” – your world is simply a reflection of your own perceptions. Kindly do not discredit the positive momentum of an authentic societal paradigm shift that is now supportive of women & girls’ advancements. Progress….. trust it and act in accordance. Your comments serve no good.

  3. This is just beautiful – both the ART & the TEXT are incredibly moving. I very much dislike the comment from “kendra” – your world is simply a reflection of your own perceptions. Kindly do not discredit the positive momentum of an authentic societal paradigm shift that is now supportive of women & girls’ advancements. Progress….. trust it and act in accordance. Your comments serve no good.


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