A former physics student uses education to combat Islamophobia in America
February 24, 2016 - Uncategorized
In the final episode of our mini documentary series Muslim & American, Islamic studies student Jena Hirji shares her optimistic approach to dealing with Islamophobic rhetoric in America. Instead of succumbing to cynicism, Hirji changed the course of her undergrad degree from physics to Islamic studies in order to “break the cycle of intolerance” towards Islam in America.
Episode 1 – One woman’s struggle to hide her faith exposes Islamophobia in America: http://on.mash.to/1mh47GS
Episode 2 – ‘Dangerous logic’: The psychology behind bias and Islamophobia in America: http://on.mash.to/24aQomY
Episode 3 – Living in America as a black Muslim woman Read more…