American Muslims use pop culture to dispel stereotypes

src.adapt.960.high.80500147.1379530505490Since 9/11, many American Muslims have struggled with misconceptions and stereotypes made about them and their religion. According to a Pew Research Center study, a majority of US Muslims say it is more difficult to be a Muslim in the US after 9/11. Yet many have decided to fight these stereotypes with good humor – literally.

The Muslims are Coming is a documentary that follows Muslim comedians as they use their stand-up shows and pranks to fight Islamophobia:

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