Many Americans converting to Islam despite growing Islamophobia By Sufia Begum
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<ul><li>Polls found that 40% American believe that Muslims should carry identity cards. Muslims are not trusted in America.
Katel's mother thought that she would marry someone who would beat her. Implying that Muslim are violent. You can tell that media has shaped the way she thinks. </li></ul>
<ul><li>After 9/11many people saw Islam as evil. They believed and accepted what the media says about Islam. This shows that the media has a huge influence on people and also may help spark Islamophobia.
'If you are Muslim are you are against America'. Carl say that he is proud to American as well as a Muslim (collective identity).
People perceptions on Muslim are shaped by the media and what they see on TV. </li></ul>