Banksy reminds the world that Steve Jobs was a son of a Syrian migrant

12 Dec

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[Whatever one may think of Steve Jobs, it is important to remind people of the many contributions migrants have made to human society. It is important oppose the xenophobia and racism of people like Donald Trump. – NP]

Banksy reminds the world that Steve Jobs was a son of a Syrian migrant


World-famous street artist Banksy unveiled a new mural today, Dec.11, in the sprawling refugee camp in Calais, France. The painting portrays Steve Jobs, legendary founder of Apple, as a Syrian refugee.

In the mural, Jobs carries the original Apple computer, and a large black sack over his shoulder.


Banksy released a rare statement to go along with the mural:

“We’re often led to believe migration is a drain on the country’s resources but Steve Jobs was the son of a Syrian migrant. Apple is the world’s most profitable company, it pays over $7billion a year in…

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