The Paris Attacks, Racism and Islamophobia

Zahra Billoo the Executive Director of SF Bay Area CAIR

Zahra Billoo the Executive Director of SF Bay Area CAIR

Last week the Paris attacks struck the world, killing seventeen people and three gunmen. The attacks were against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, on a police officer, and at a kosher supermarket. There has been an explosive media response and spin on the coverage. Zahra Billoo, the Executive Director of the SF Bay Area Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), discusses the Paris attacks, the ensuing media frenzy and the rising wave of global racism against Muslims. This interview first aired on KPFA’s APEX Express.

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  1. 1/15/15 Marshall Island, Sri Lanka, and Muslim Americans on Paris | Apex Express: Thursdays, 7 PM, KPFA 94.1 FM - January 16, 2015

    […] We’ll round out the hour in conversation with Bay Area Muslim American leaders to get their response to the Paris Attacks, the global media coverage, and rising racism against Muslims. […]

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