Posts tagged American-Muslim
Chicago Tribune: How bin Laden's demise could bring a new era in U.S.-Muslim relations

Bin Laden's death marks a key historical juncture, in that it offers us an opportunity to break away from the polarizing, divisive atmosphere he helped ignite and the paranoia and fear-mongering we unfortunately allowed to ensue in our culture as a result of it. For almost a decade, we have played into bin Laden's hands by allowing him and his outfit to dominate our national discourse on Islam and Muslims.

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Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson Presents to Jewish Youth Group

Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson presented a workshop to a Jewish Youth Group at Beth Emet the Free Synagogue in Evanston. Hankerson provided and introduction to the concepts of Islam and a profile of the Muslim-American community. The workshop served as the kick off to an educational and interfaith program between the synagogue and the Muslim Educational Center (MEC) in Morton Grove.

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