Some new TV ads in Chicago are trying to portray Islam in a good light.The ads will be broadcasted on some cable channels for the next three months. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, the Director of Gain Peace Project-Chicago, said the commercials are meant to eradicate Islamophobia."
A Chicago-based Muslim advocacy group says "Islamaphobia" has gotten worse in the U.S. since the terrorist attacks of September 11th."This may be the last year that I hold a press conference on 9/11 or participate in one," said Ahmed Rehab, executive director of CAIR-Chicago.
The news of Bin Laden’s death drew large, celebratory crowds in some major American cities. It was a patriotic moment that gathered thousands across the country of all colors, stripes and religious backgrounds.