Islamophobia

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, ask your students: How has the world changed?

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Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th. Discuss with your students how the U.S. and the world have changed. Continue reading

How teachers can discuss New Zealand, violent extremism and Islamophobia

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to teach your students about the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the concepts of white nationalism and Islamophobia. Continue reading

American Muslim Marine hopes to foster dialogue about religion

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Mansoor Shams is a former U.S. Marine who served from 2000 to 2004. Shams has been traveling around the U.S. with a sign that reads, “I’m a Muslim and a U.S. Marine, Ask Me Anything.” Continue reading

Young Muslims feeling backlash of extremist terror attacks

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Many Muslim communities in the United States say they feel unsafe after a recent string of violence directed at them following attacks by Islamic extremists in San Bernardino, California and Paris, France. Continue reading

Threats of loss to “American identity” drive anti-Muslim fears

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The recent increase in terror attacks and mass shootings may be contributing to heightened anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States and abroad. Continue reading

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