“Being Muslim these days is like being public enemy number one,” says actor Usman Ally. “Our voices are not being heard.”“In a way, it’s a dangerous play,” he says of Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced, which had its world premiere at American Theater Company last month.
Today, we’re talking about 9/11’s impact on American Muslims. Previously, we heard about the local FBI office’s efforts to improve its reputation. We’ll get reaction from local imam Abdul Malik Mujahid.
For the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Worldview explores the terror attack's impact on Chicago’s Muslim community. We’ll speak with an attorney for Rabih Haddad's Global Relief Foundation, one of two local Muslim charities shuttered by the federal government shortly after the attacks.
In the ten years since Sept. 11, many Muslim Americans feel they’ve had to deal with rising discrimination. Those who remember 9/11 at least understand how this started. But there’s a new generation of Muslim Americans who don’t. They were too young in 2001, or they weren’t yet born.
"As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, a comprehensive public opinion survey finds no indication of increased alienation or anger among Muslim Americans in response to concerns about home-grown Islamic terrorists, controversies about the building of mosques and other pressures that