Deepa Iyer, currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for Social Inclusion, has been Activist in Residence at the University of Maryland and the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT). Her first book, We Too Sing America: South Asian, Muslim, Arab and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future, will be available in November 2015.
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Friday, September 11, 2015
The Stories Americans Tell about 9/11 Leave Out Discrimination Against Muslims
Most of the undergraduates in my courses on Asian- and South Asian American communities, were in kindergarten when the attacks of 11 September 2001 occurred, so they have lived in the reality of post-9/11 America for most of their lives. But their ability to critically analyze our government’s...