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Unformatted text preview: countries. In the months immediately following 9-11, hate crimes against Muslims shot up to 34 times their pre-attack levels, according to FBI reports. The Arabs-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), based in Washington, D.C., reported hate crimes against people believed to be of Middle Eastern descent increased 40 times before dropping to about double the former rate—and that rate has held steady. Reports of workplace bias have stayed consistently high. Parents are the first and most important and influential teacher. Parents need to be aware of what their children are watching on TV and what websites they’re viewing. Parents have to make an effort to get kids involved in activities outside the school walls that will give them a different experience. Parents can purposely get their children and their friends involved in service activities with people from different parts of the community....
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- Spring '09
- Islam, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal government of the United States, Middle Eastern