Murfreesboro vs. Islamophobia

Short, Jase; Woloszyn, Andy
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/3127

Publisher:  Against the Current
Date Written:  01/01/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12433

When the Muslim community in Murfreesboro, Tennessee sought a permit to build an expanded Islamic Center, local bigots saw an opportunity to exploit the same "moral panic," invented by the Tea Party, the Christian Right and much of the corporate media, that would also emerge in New York around the so-called "Ground Zero mosque."

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