After September 11, 2011, there was a sharp increase in hate crimes against people perceived to be Arab or Muslim in the United States. These crimes are perpetrated out of fear and ignorance and harm innocent people while deepening mistrust. To help counter Islamophobia by educating our community about Muslims and Arabs, this project collected several oral histories of Muslims who study and work at the Anne Arundel Community College. Stereotypes fly in the face of the stories of these Americans in their own words. Check out this site here.