Portraits of American Muslims: Civility in a Pluralistic Community

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Wyoming Branch, Kent District Library, 3350 Michael Ave. SW, Wyoming


The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is pleased to partner with the Kent District Library on a three-part series that explores ways to make our community one that’s characterized by civility and respect for all. 

On April 24 - Sarrah Buageila, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding 

When nearly half of all Americans do not know a Muslim and 80 percent of news coverage about Islam and Muslims in the U.S. is negative, is it any wonder that conversations about this group are contentious, fractious, and often uncivil? Sarrah Buageila, researcher for the Muslims for American Progress Project, sheds light on Muslim Americans in Michigan, pairing hard facts with human faces.  

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