Long Island Muslims Fear Their Congressman's Hearings Could Flame Islamophobia

January 24, 2011

Author: William Wan

Source: The Washington Post


They called it a summit to teach Muslims how to fight prejudice and fear. But all day long, fear was inescapable in the fluorescent-lit meeting hall of the Long Island mosque.


The top issue on everyone's mind this month at the Islamic Center of Long Island was this: What could be done to stop planned congressional hearings on alleged hidden radicalism among American Muslims and mosques?