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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. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award-winning …

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The Muslim World and Muslims in Spokane at the South Hill Library

Spokane Public Library’s South Hill location will be hosting an educational event regarding Muslims in Spokane and around the world, with an emphasis on Spokane’s Muslim refugee population. This is one of the library’s events celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion …

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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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