Equal Rights of American Muslims in Various Sectors

1782 WordsJan 6, 20187 Pages
Equal Rights of American Muslims: After over half a decade since the 9/11 terror attacks on American soil, the consequences of the devastating incident have continued to spread out on Muslims in the United States who have been subjected to harsh experiences because of association. These people have not only been held accountable for their actions but also for the actions of people with false banners in their name since the attacks. Before the 9/11 attacks, Muslims in America were mainly involved in developing institutions and had equal rights with other American citizens. As everyone was treated fairly by the law, Muslims were no exception making them to be optimistic and elated. The attacks had a major impact on the American Muslim community that was seemingly experiencing a successful integration into the country's political process. They not only lost their developmental impetus but also faced prejudice and hostility like never before as the media began to portray the strong link between Islam and extremist political violence. Equal Rights of American Muslims in the Labor Force: Since the 9/11 attacks in America, Muslims have become familiar and tolerant to normal practices of racial profiling and workplace discrimination (Khan, 2012). Such prejudice have also extended to hesitations in giving charity to mosques or Muslim organizations on the basis that they may be linked to an extremist faction or violent activity. American Muslims have experienced a difficult time
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