4/26 – Islamophobia in the Age of Terrorism

in Agora, Featured
April 26th, 2013

“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!

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