Sunday, May 7, 2017

Ask Him Anything

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May 7, 2017

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Ask Him Anything

If people are informed they will do the right thing. It's when they are not informed that they become hostages to prejudice.

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Ask Him Anything

Mansoor Shams is a 34 year old U.S. Marine. He's also a Muslim whose family immigrated to America when he was just 6-years-old. In "Ask Him Anything: This Muslim Marine Wants to Bust Myths About His Faith" from PBS News Hour, Shams travels to 4 western U.S. cities to combat prejudice and open up a dialogue about the fears and prejudices people may have about Muslims and immigrants, often finding common ground with those who stop to talk to him. The xenophobia that has come to the forefront since the US election inspired him to do something to breakdown stereotypes, "It's helped me to see another America that I thought we had gone far past," he explains. { read more }

Be The Change

We all have prejudices what are some ways you can recognize and combat your own? How can you affect change to help fight against prejudice in your own community?


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