An American and a Muslim

Mabrouk, Maram
July 2007
Social Science Docket;Summer/Fall2007, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p11
The author reflects on the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attack in the Muslim community in the U.S. He explains that since the inception, Americans has prided itself on a love of freedom and democracy. However, the aftermath of the 9/11 proved how quickly Americans would give up the love of liberty. The fear and anger that gripped the American nation after the attack placed American Muslim under scrutiny, and made many the object of hate crimes.


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