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What It Meant To Be Muslim In America After 9/11


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As we near the 20-year anniversary of the September 11th attacks, many Americans are reflecting on that moment and its fallout.
For Muslim Americans, that fallout included a rise in Islamophobia. Hate crimes against Muslims spiked 500 percent from 2000-2009, according to data from Brown University.
Our panel of experts reflects on the anti-Muslim discrimination following 9/11 and what change still needs to happen.
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