Afghan-Americans in Virginia

November 5, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

On November 5, 2001, The Washington Post reported, "Va. Afghans Caught Between Old World and New." The article noted, "Before anyone else, they saw the brewing turmoil in Afghanistan. And though Washington's Afghan American community -- one of the largest in the country -- could never have imagined how it would spill over into the United States on Sept. 11, they tried to alert Americans to their country's horror."