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Young Muslim American Voices

Video: Muslim Americans and the Quest for a More Perfect Union

play_alt icon Video A video from CAP's Young Muslim American Voices project looks at the history and diversity of Muslim-American communities.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Islam in America Today

Susan Thistlethwaite and Eleni Towns provide insights into the “real Islam” from participants in CAP’s Young Muslim American Voices Project.

By Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite and Eleni Towns | Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Quiz: Blaming America for 9/11

Take Sally Steenland’s quiz and see if you can match the conservative with his or her quote blaming the United States for the 9/11 attacks.

By Sally Steenland and Eleni Towns | Friday, September 10, 2010

Video: What It Means to Be an American

play_alt icon Video Wajahat Ali, a author and lawyer from the Bay Area, talks about his experience after 9/11 as a Muslim American and what he learned from the experience.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Power of Storytelling

Sally Steenland interviews Pakistani-American Wajahat Ali, the author of one of the first major plays about Muslims living in a post-9/11 America.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Latest Fake Fact

Sally Steenland examines the dangerous game now played by conservatives peddling the lie that Obama is a Muslim and others as facts.

By Sally Steenland | Friday, August 20, 2010

The Distorted Lens of Islamophobia

Sally Steenland puts recent anti-Muslim ranting into perspective and encourages Americans to look at the religion based on reality, not distortion.

By Sally Steenland | Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Young Muslim American Voices Project

A fact sheet explains CAP's Young Muslim American Voices Project, which seeks to give greater visibility to young Muslim-American leaders.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Breaking Through Misconceptions and Stereotypes

Hazami Barmada discusses the incredible diversity among Muslim and Arab Americans and how public and cultural diplomacy can help break through stereotypes.

By Sally Steenland | Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Video: Being Who You Want to Be

play_alt icon Video Hazami Barmada talks with the Young Muslim American Voices project about bring empowered and engaging with society as a young Muslim American.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Video: Being an American Muslim Is About Reaching Out

play_alt icon Video Rami Nashashibi, a community organizer in Chicago, talks about what being an American Muslim means to him.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

On the Ground in Chicago

Sally Steenland interviews Rami Nashashibi about his community organizing work in Chicago.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Video: A Joining of Faiths at a Mos Def Concert

play_alt icon Video Young Muslim American Voices interviews Edina Lekovic about what it means to be a young Muslim in America.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Video: Coming of Age in a Post-9/11 World

play_alt icon Video Young Muslim-American leaders discuss their challenges and opportunities as part of CAP’s Young Muslim American Voices project.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Being Green and Muslim

Sally Steenland interviews Mohamad Chakaki about social and environmental issues and being a Muslim American.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, January 13, 2010