Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The Hidden History of Muslims in America

While far-right antipathy towards Islam and Muslim continues unabated, especially in light of the events of the past month in the Mid-East, one key fact continually overlooked in all of this noise, either willfully or out of ignorance, is just how deeply woven American Muslims have been with the American experience going all the way back to our country's earliest days. To this end, AlterNet's Lynn Parramore digs into this lost history and comes away with some heretofore hidden surprises.

1 comment:

SaritaAgerman said...

Really interesting and an area that I hadn't considered before (I suppose it doesn't fit in with the prevailing rhetoric in the Media & Western thought at this time). Thanks for sharing! saritaagerman.blogspot.it