Muslim Students Change US Stereotypes
Portrayed negatively in the US media and American public, Muslim students in the southwest suburb of Chicago have joined hands to change the prevailing misconceptions about their community.
"We just felt that we weren't being represented and that we should have been," Naimeh Issa, a student at Sandburg High School, told Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, May 22.
"In the school a lot of people had negative responses toward us, and we wanted to change that."
Naimeh and fellow Muslim students have joined hands to form a school group to combat wrong perceptions about their community and religion.
They hold weekly meetings on Mondays ...