Islam

Atlanta Area Muslims Fear for Safety of Women, Children

September 27, 2001

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On September 27, 2001, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reported that "members of a local mosque recently told city leaders...[that] Muslims can no longer afford to be a quiet, secluded minority." Some area Muslims fear for their safety; "many women stayed home from Friday prayer services after the [terror] attacks, and the mosque suspended Sunday religion classes for children." Despite fears, "local Muslims want to reach out to the community and let them know that mosque members are good citizens."...

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In the Schools: Harassment and Unity

September 25, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

On September 25, 2001, The Washington Post reported on the fears of children enrolled in Muslim schools in the article, "Muslim and American."

U.S. Sikhs Ask for Unity, Work for Increased Understanding

September 24, 2001

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A13980-2001Sep23.html

On September 24, 2001, The Washington Post reported, "Sikhs Campaign Against Hate." The article begins, "Their uniforms are Gap khakis and Old Navy T-shirts. Their weapons are e-mail, lawbooks, computer spreadsheets and yellow highlighters. In a cramped and borrowed war room at George Washington University, a few dozen young Sikhs from across the area are...

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