What It Meant To Be Muslim In America After 9/11
As we near the 20-year anniversary of the September 11th attacks, many Americans are reflecting on that moment and its fallout. For Muslim Americans, that fallout included a rise in Islamophobia.
Hate crimes against Muslims spiked 500 percent from 2000-2009, according to data from Brown University.
And on a state and federal level, surveillance programs like the Bush administration’s registry of people from Muslim-majority countries led to the detention of thousands.
Our panel of experts reflects on the anti-Muslim discrimination following 9/11 and what change still needs to happen.
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