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Charlotte Muslims On Terrorism And 'Islamophobia'


Wednesday, January 6

Since the attacks of 9/11, American Muslims have found themselves in the spotlight and recent acts of terrorism in Paris and San Bernardino have brought them once again to the forefront of the political conversation. Donald Trump, for instance, has called for a complete shutdown of Muslims entering the country. Some Charlotte Muslims share what it’s like living in this environment and shed light on common misconceptions of their religion and their culture.

Rose Hamid–Co-Founder and President of the Muslim Women of the Carolinas

Saad Haq - Founder and Director of Being There

Isra Mohamed – First generation Afghan-American and native Charlottean, she’s also a member of the Muslim Women of the Carolinas