Acts of Support and Solidarity Following the Backlash

September 26, 2001

Source: Los Angeles Times

On September 26, 2001, The Los Angeles Times reported, "Expressions of Support Surprising to Muslims." The article gave many examples of kindness and connection that have come about in the wake of tragedy. "Some Muslims in Southern California say that public shows of support from political leaders, such as President Bush reading peaceful passages from the Koran, set the tone for the rest of the country."