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Unformatted text preview: huge view of people in the United States. The mosque symbols faith and houses of worship to the Muslim community. However for many people in the United States, the mosque does not represent religious freedom and diversity or even a curiosity but a foreign threat in yet another example of Orientalism. It goes beyond Orientalism in which one see people as the other and somewhat frightening, for many who overtly express their anti-Muslim or anti-Arab feeling, they are also being pro-American. Incidents have ranged from beatings to vandalism or mosques. What can individuals do to promote tolerance and reduce prejudice in their towns and cities are a teaching tolerance program through the Southern Poverty Law Centers. This reduces prejudice, improves intergroup relations and supports equitable school experiences for our nations children....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course HCA 130 taught by Professor Cynthiad.knittle, during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11