NPR Interview: Learning More About The Muslim Community In Greater Cincinnati

The rise of ISIS and the recent terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino have a large majority of Americans fearful of future attacks in the United States. And that fear, heightened by political rhetoric, misinformation, and a basic lack of knowledge about Islam, has caused some Americans to unjustly point to all Muslims as a threat.

Greater Cincinnati is home to a large, diverse population of Muslim Americans. Many of them are worried this fear and a lack of understanding are fueling discrimination and violence towards Muslims.

Joining us to discuss the Muslim community in Greater Cincinnati are Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) Cincinnati Executive Director Karen Dabdoub; Chaplain for the Muslim Student Association at theUniversity of Cincinnati, Amina Darwish; and from Clifton MosqueImam Ismaeel Chartier.

 

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