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Combating Islamophobia: The Resurgence of Anti-Muslim Sentiment in America

In recent months, the United States has seen a resurgence in anti-Muslim rhetoric that has affected both American Muslims and South Asians being victims of threats, assaults, and attacks. While Islamophobia is a national issue, hate crimes against Muslims have been carried out locally, such as the recent shooting of an empty mosque in Meriden, Connecticut.

This hate crime, and many others around the nation, raises important concerns regarding potential safety threats and marginalization of Muslims in our communities.


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