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Listening to their voice

August 31, 2010, 5:11 pm | Posted by Beth Dahlman

A new initiative aimed at combating anti-Muslim prejudice, titled “My Faith, My Voice,” launched today, with the release of a web-based public service announcement featuring a diverse group of American Muslims affirming their commitment to their country and its values. Watch it:

It struck me how Islamophobia runs so deep in our nation that our fellow Americans feel they need to state such basic things as “I don’t want to take over this country.” But given the fact that partisan pundits and even mainstream news anchors seem to have bought into the idea that all Muslims share collective guilt for 9/11, it’s a message that, sadly, bears repeating.

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