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Being Muslim in Spokane

There are 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide and 5,000 in Spokane. Many of them are refugees and came from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Come learn about their fascinating story, their faith, and struggles with racism. This is part of the Religions and Philosophies Series.

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Acceptance of Minority Groups in Spokane

Further still, there is even a distrust—even blatant intimidation of minority populations in Spokane. While these incidents may all be disconnected, I can’t help but think that we all need to have a serious talk in Spokane about our town. We can all admit that this isn’t who we are. How do we break this cycle of insulation from the other, and embrace pluralism?

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