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Growing up Muslim post 9/11: Lies our Media Told Us

Growing up Muslim post 9/11: Lies our Media Told Us

The most challenging experience was having to listen to all of the fear-mongering rhetoric from the media that permeated the education system. When I was 11, I argued with my class (including my teacher) that it would be wrong to invade Iraq claiming that there were no weapons of mass destruction.

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Growing up Muslim post 9/11: I’m an American Like You

Growing up Muslim post 9/11: I’m an American Like You

Al-Talib interviews Asma'a Ayesh, a third year business student at Washington State University-Pullman, about how it was like growing up Muslim in the US. Ayesh shares her encounters with hate and ignorance from other Americans and hopes they see that she is an American like them.

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Growing up Muslim post 9/11: Ridicule and Alienation

Growing up Muslim post 9/11: Ridicule and Alienation

You don’t just easily forget things like this. At the time, I lived in a nice neighborhood in Cleveland. I knew something was wrong on that devastating day on September 11, 2001 when my homeroom teacher told our class that something terrible had happened in the nation a few minutes ago.

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