Islam

In the Schools: Harassment and Unity

September 25, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

On September 25, 2001, The Washington Post reported on the fears of children enrolled in Muslim schools in the article, "Muslim and American."

Increasing Intolerance in US

September 25, 2001

Source: Time.com

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1101011001-175969,00.html

On September 25, 2001, Time.com featured a story about the rising intolerance in America. The comprehensive article noted, "Imagine this: you wake up every morning nervous, stalked by faceless enemies. It is nothing personal; they just hate what they think you represent. The attack could come at any time, and there is virtually no defense. If that seems to...

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Muslim Leaders, Scholars, and Community Members Clarify that Terrorism is Contrary to Islam

September 24, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

On Monday September 24, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that the Arabic word 'Jihad' is "often misinterpreted...[and] local Muslims tried to set the record straight during a forum at a Wayland mosque...The discussion at the Islamic Center of Boston was led by Ahmed S. Mehanna, a local Muslim activist and an authority on the Koran, Islam's holy book...Literally, jihad is a struggle against something, Mehanna said. The Koran allows jihad as self-defense....'[The terroists] are violating every single rule of Islam and every single rule...

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U.S. Sikhs Ask for Unity, Work for Increased Understanding

September 24, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13980-2001Sep23.html

On September 24, 2001, The Washington Post reported, "Sikhs Campaign Against Hate." The article begins, "Their uniforms are Gap khakis and Old Navy T-shirts. Their weapons are e-mail, lawbooks, computer spreadsheets and yellow highlighters. In a cramped and borrowed war room at George Washington University, a few dozen young Sikhs from across the area are...

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Cardinal Asks Parishioners to Reach Out to Muslim Neighbors

September 24, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/267/metro/Cardinal_repeats_call_to_be_tolerant+.shtml

On September 24, 2001, The Boston Globe reported, "Cardinal repeats call to be tolerant: Group hopes dialogue will bridge divide." The article reported on the formation of an interfaith group to work against discrimination. "Asking parishioners to reach out to neighbors and co-workers of Middle Eastern descent who may be...

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