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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:

Episode 2 – ‘Dangerous logic’: The psychology behind bias and Islamophobia in America:

Episode 3 – Living in America as a black Muslim woman Read more…

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