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U.S. Muslims Still Face Post-Sept. 11 Suspicion

Nearly two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, America’s 7 million Muslims are struggling to present a friendly face to a society that often treats them as a security risk, Muslim community leaders said on Saturday. But Muslims who traveled to Philadelphia for a July 4 weekend convention said they were determined to find ways to integrate into the American social mainstream, despite perceived injustices imposed by President Bush’s “war on terrorism.” “We are part and parcel of this society, and we are seeking its betterment. But we have to take our involvement to the next level,” said Souheil Ghannouchi, president of the Muslim American Society, which co-hosted the convention with the New York-based Islamic Circle of North America. Full Story

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