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Content Warning: Sikh temple shooting, Arson, Islamophobia

As Glenn Greenwald details here, anti-Muslim violence is shockingly common in the United States. A day after the shooting of the Sikh temple in Wisconsin, a mosque in Joplin Missouri was burned to the ground. A campaign was started to fund the rebuilding of the mosque. Less than forty-eight hours later:

Update II [Fri.]In only two days, the online campaign has met and then exceeded the goal set for re-building the mosque:

It’s impressive and inspiring.

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Posted 08/11/2012 by reluctantliberal in Repost

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