American and Muslim

America's Muslim minority is coming under considerable pressure these days.

They are experiencing attacks, verbal and at times physical, on their mosques and on the Koran, and from politicians using anti-Islamic sentiment in their election campaigns.

For Assignment, Claire Bolderson asks what's it like to be a young American Muslim in the midst of all of this? And what kind of influence do Muslim community leaders and government officials have with this generation.

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Sun 26 Sep 2010 10:05 GMT

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