Arab Americans, Muslims, and South Asians were among the secondary victims of the attacks on September 11th. Hate crimes, discrimination, and public hostility were commonplace in the following weeks. As a result this allowed us the unique opportunity to educate people about Arabs and Arab Americans.
All over the country people are asking for materials on Arab culture, history and religion. Listed below is a selection of resources and lesson plans we have put together on this subject. Feel free to print out and use these materials, just make sure to indicate ADC as the source.
In addition, Arab Americans are also responding to the many flaws in textbooks and the occasional ethnic or religious insensitivity of t