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‘Meet a Muslim’ events hope to dispel misconceptions

AP Photo/Kristin J. Bender FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — When Moina Shaiq realized even her own friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: “Questions and answers about being Muslim.” The ad offered ideas for questions: Are women oppressed in Islam? What is the Islamic view of terrorism? How does Islam view other religions? She set up shop at a coffee house in the San Francisco Bay Area … Read the referenced┬ástory here: ‘Meet…

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