Muslims Asked to Include Extremism in Kids Books – Americas – News – OnIslam.net
Muslims must consistently face and resist against anti-Muslim stereotyping and bigotry. In the article below, authors and experts address the bigoted connotations generated when Muslim authors are asked why extremism is not included in the children’s books they write.
LONG ISLAND, NY – An article about two American Muslim brothers who authored a series of children’s books turned from a positive human-interest story to what some are saying is a rancid accusation on American Muslim culture.
Authors Amin and Muhammad Aaser were recently interviewed about their “Noor Kids” book series for Muslim children. However, in the article the reporter writes this…
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Source: Muslims Asked to Include Extremism in Kids Books – Americas – News – OnIslam.net
About Layla Abdullah-Poulos
Layla Abdullah-Poulos is an alumna of SUNY Empire State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Historical Studies and Literature and is presently a student in the School for Graduate Studies. She expects to complete her studies and receive a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and Advance Certificates in Women and Gender Studies and American Studies by 2016. An aspiring academic, Abdullah-Poulos uses her knowledge not only to develop her own scholarship but also that of other SUNY Empire State College students. A proponent for the enrichment of higher education through diversity, she plans to continue her work as an educator who conveys to students an ethnically diverse historical awareness and furnish them with the skills necessary to acquire political proficiency and constructively affect societal change.