The WNYC Newsroom teamed up with The Greene Space to present The NEXT New York Conversation, hosted by Brian Lehrer and Marianne McCune with WNYC reporters Arun Venugopal and Bob Hennelly, exploring perspectives on homegrown terrorism, alienation, and Islamophobia. Participants will include the New York City Police Commissioner and leaders within the Muslim Community. The audience was comprised primarily of members of New York’s diverse Muslim communities.
Brian and Khan, Executive Director and co-founder of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), discuss the controversy over Park51.
Hennelly and Kelly discuss the balance between protecting people’s rights and preventing terrorist attacks, as well as the NYPD’s efforts to engage with the Muslim community.
Sageman is currently sorting through thousands of pages of transcripts from dozens of terrorism trials -- trying to add to his understanding of who is susceptible to becoming a violent extremist and, possibly, attacking the U.S.
They discuss living with informants in the Muslim Community and the responses and concerns from the Muslim Community.
WNYC's Brian Lehrer interviews Daisy Khan, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the American Society for Muslim Advancement. Then he's joined by Debbie Almontaser of the Muslim Consultative Network.
What is it like to grow up South Asian in the wake of 9/11-- whether or not you are a muslim?