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Activity 7: What's wrong with this picture?


Mecca Cigarettes 1915 advertising.


Make a copy of this image for each of the participants or project it.

Discussion points

  1. Describe the images in the advertising?
  2. What does the font suggest? Why was it chosen?
  3. Why do you think that Mecca Cigarettes were the “largest selling brand in America,” in 1915s?
  4. What does “Mohammedan’s faith” refer to?
  5. Is there a difference between Mohammedan and Muslim?

Photo of woman wearing a colourful hijab


Poster. Mural. Comic strip. Self portrait. Photo collage. 3 minutes video explainer. Presentation. Rap. Skit. Play. Art instalation. Sculpture. Other.