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Roundtable: Muslim Americans Battling Bias

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America's Muslim community has faced a harsh climate, following the terrorist attacks of September 11. At times, the current presidential campaign process has put the Islamic faith in an unflattering spotlight.

What challenges is the Muslim American community facing today? And are they being unfairly targeted?

Joining in the conversation are Imam Zaid Shakir — a resident scholar at the Zaytuna Institute in Berkeley, Calif. — and Julia Shearson, director of the Cleveland, Ohio, chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

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