For many Muslim Americans, 9/11 was a double punch of tragedy and bigotry
The actions of 19 Islamic extremists on 9/11 left an indelible mark on America. Today, millions pause to commemorate the attacks’ 13th anniversary, to honor the victims and to remember that all life is special and sacred. But there’s an untold story amid the many speeches and moments of silence — one filled with a different kind of pain, grief and strong sense of loss.
Those stories are now being told on social media
Americans (and probably every nation for that matter), have a dirty history of this. The Germans living in America during World War I & II were prosecuted, so were the Japanese during World War II, during Korea and Vietnam anyone with Asian heritage was targeted. We are living in this supposedly enlightened world and the same old bullshit is still occurring. Go humanity