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Remembering September 11, 2001: Arab Americans Post 9/11
This guide provides the resources, both print and online, to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Browse the resources below or check the shelves at any Valencia campus.
"In 2007, the first Arabic-language public school in the U.S. opened in New York City, generating a tidal wave of controversy. . . . combines news clips, interviews with key players in the controversy, and graphic novel–style drawings . . . " 46-minute video.
College students of Pakistani descent think of themselves as Americans because that's what they are. Others perceive them differently. Non-Muslims frame questions for Muslims. Many Pakistanis came to America for its freedoms and opportunities.
NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown moderates a conversation among four religious leaders and experts on the tolerance—or intolerance—of different religions and cultures in America, nine years after the September. 11, 2001, attacks.
A far cry from media depictions of extremist militants, America’s small community of Muslims longs to be heard and understood. This documentary attempts to bridge the cultural chasm between mainstream U.S. society and Muslim Americans whose hopes and dreams are no different than those of previous immigrant generations.