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The political discourse in the US fuels the fear of Muslims. Policies such as the Patriot Act, and more recently the National Defense Authorization Act, have contributed to this environment, as have speeches and stances taken by elected officials...

Nadia Hussain | Mon, Aug 20th- 1:38am | 9/11, muslim, shooting, Sikh, wisconsin, Activism, Community, Culture, Diaspora, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Long marginalized by the political establishment, Muslim Americans are standing up and sending a sizable elected delegation to this year's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Nadia Hussain | Fri, Jul 27th- 12:55pm | 9/11, charlotte, convention, Democratic, Election, muslim, Activism, Community, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Politics, Race, Social Justice

A complete list of our series of special posts in reflection on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, along with older, archived stories. We also want to hear your memories, thoughts, and reflections on 9/11, and the world since then.

Robin Lapid | Tue, Sep 13th- 11:56am | 9/11, september 11

Saba Waheed was in New York during 9/11. She shares her memories of that time, and later, when "things that were complicated -- mosques being built -- were being collapsed into one narrative: terrorism."

Saba Waheed | Mon, Sep 12th- 5:50pm | 9/11, september 11

My family was rocked by the loss of my cousin, Carl Allen Peralta, on September 11. For the past ten years, I've struggled to keep his memory alive respectfully, while arguing with my family about the political consequences of 9/11.

Theresa Celebra... | Sun, Sep 11th- 9:17pm | 9/11, family, september 11, Politics

Forcing a community into silence about their experiences is another form of terror that is seldom talked about.

Meeta Kaur | Sun, Sep 11th- 9:30pm | 9/11, september 11

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We offer a resource guide for memorials, remembrances, and other events around the country, with an introduction from our Executive Director, Irene Kao.

Robin Lapid | Mon, Sep 19th- 12:41am | 9/11, september 11

Is coming to America still worth the journey? Author Andrew Lam reflects on this question first posed by his cousin shortly after September 11, 2001.

New America Media | Fri, Sep 9th- 1:04pm | 9/11, september 11

The reality is that most people are inherently good. Most people use knives to cut meat and vegetables. Some use knives to cut other human beings. Most people use fire to cook and heat their homes. Some people use fire to burn others....

Ali M. Nizamuddin | Fri, Sep 9th- 11:44am | 9/11, september 11, Across the Desk

Writer and attorney Wajahat Ali examines the impact of 9/11 on America.

Wajahat Ali | Thu, Sep 8th- 12:21pm | 9/11, Politics, september 11

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