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-Bullied for being Muslim. All of us had to deal with bullies growing up (and even sometimes as adults). But a recent study shockingly found that 55 percent of Muslim American students have been bullied, which is double the national rate. And even more distressing is that 20 percent of Muslims students have been bullied and harassed for their faith by their teachers, the very people charged with protecting them. Imagine being called a “terrorist” or “raghead Taliban” in front of your classmates by your teacher? Well that’s exactly what has been happening.

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-Bullied for being Muslim. All of us had to deal with bullies growing up (and even sometimes as adults). But a recent study shockingly found that 55 percent of Muslim American students have been bullied, which is double the national rate. And even more distressing is that 20 percent of Muslims students have been bullied and harassed for their faith by their teachers, the very people charged with protecting them. Imagine being called a “terrorist” or “raghead Taliban” in front of your classmates by your teacher? Well that’s exactly what has been happening.