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U Remembers the Holocaust Religious Freedom and IslamophobiaPanelists:Noor Ul-Hasan, community leader/member-Islamic Society of Greater Salt LakeFrederick Gedicks, Professor of Law, BYU Clark Law SchoolSimran Jeet Singh, assistant professor, Trinity University’s department of religious studiesJulie Ault, assistant professor, history department, U of USingh:Member of the Sikh traditionChildhood experiences with racism shaped his career. Experiences particularly changed after9/11 when a new form of racism became prevalent. Basic story of government and religion: There are certain people in power and they have theability to change/ influence the foundation of normativity. The foundation in America is based onwhite Christians. There are a few ways in which religion manifests itself:oWe can think about the history is Islam in America. The majority of slaves brought toAmerica identified as a religion other than Christian, Islam was one of the mostprevalent.

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