Finding a Voice In Politics and In Islam

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A person carries an American flag while marching in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Getty) A person carries an American flag while marching in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Getty)

What is life like for young American Muslim men, living in a post 9/11 world, and where do they fit in, in America’s already-complicated political spectrum? The fact is they represent the gamut of America’s diversity.  

They are Republicans and Democrats, community organizers and lawyers, and their stories transcend the stereotypes and misconceptions that identify them with their religion.

What is life like for young American Muslim men, living in a post 9/11 world…and where do they fit in, in America’s already-complicated political spectrum?
The fact is they represent the gamut of America’s diversity.  
They are Republicans and Democrats, community organizers and lawyers…and their stories transcend the stereotypes and misconceptions that identify them with their religion. 

Shahed Amanullah, senior adviser for technology for the State Department, and Suhail Khan, attorney and conservative activist, both shared their voices on politics and faith in the new anthology “All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim.”

Guests:

Shahed Amanullah,, Mazen Asbahi and Suhaik Khan

Produced by:

Ellen Frankman

Comments [2]

Shahed from DC

This book is the second in a series - the first featured 45 Muslim-American women last year and was successful enough to do one featuring men.

Jun. 14 2012 03:19 PM
Peg

Why no voices of Muslim WOMEN???????

Jun. 14 2012 09:51 AM

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