Palestinian American Comedian Making Her Mark in Male Dominated Arena
By N24 Correspondent
Sunday, April 8th, 2018
(VOA): Comedy is a field dominated by men, but that's changing. Among the trendsetters is Suzie Afridi, a Palestinian-American stand-up comedian. Afridi says she's probably not living the life her parents wanted for her when she was growing up in the West Bank. But she says how else would a feminist Palestinian Christian, married to a Muslim man, trying to raise a cross-cultural 9-year-old, express herself, except by making people laugh? VOA's Samina Ahsan takes a look at Afridi's unlikely journey.
(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS feed)
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