4/26 – Islamophobia in the Age of Terrorism
“During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable, even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.”
― Howard Thurman
Is anti-Islam sentiment warranted after a terrorist attack? With cases of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab actions like the tackling and questioning of a 20 year old Saudi man, initial reports of the Tsarnaev brothers’ supposed Muslim ties to al-Qaeda, and heightened scrutiny of Muslims, it’s beginning to seem that we should expect this kind of response. Come discuss your view!