As America’s Muslim population increases and integrates into the mainstream, the popular stereotypes on the screen must change.
As America's Muslim population increases, and integrates into the mainstream, their depiction in popular culture must move beyond the stereotypes of terrorist, veiled women, greedy oil sheik and fanatical religious extremist. More nuanced Muslim characters are beginning to appear on the screen. Crisis Diversity has helped usher in more realistic portrayals of Muslims as Professor Alsultany demonstrates in her book.
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