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The Post 911 Exclusion of Ethnic Journalists

As America observes the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we bring you the voices of the ethnic and minority journalists whose authentic window into their communities has been lost in the quagmire of national disaster.

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Terrorism Training Casts Pall Over Muslim Employee

In the first of two stories on counterterrorism training, NPR reports on one training session that turned a state employee into a suspect.

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Her Ticket To Space: $20 Million

Anousheh Ansari, like many, dreamed of traveling to space in her childhood. And though she didn't pursue it as a career, this passion of hers has become a huge part of her life.

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Praying Toward Mecca In Outer Space

Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's historic space flight on the Discovery shuttle in 1985 marked many firsts for the shuttle program. He was the first Arab, Muslim, and member of royalty to travel into space.

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True Stories of Detained Japanese Americans

Hundreds of thousands of Americans of Japanese ancestry were rounded up and incarcerated in the name of national security. Several years later, when they were released, they found themselves rebuilding their lives and communities.

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The Black History of the White House

"The Black History of the White House", is a comprehensive statement about the fact that black people have not only lived in the White House before the Obamas, but they actually built it, in more ways than one.

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Yemeni Photographer Turns Her Lens On The West

Photojournalist Amira Al-Sharif is undertaking a project that compares and contrasts lives of young women in Yemen and the United States.

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How an Afghan Methadone Clinic is Fighting to Counter HIV

In the Pul-i-Sokhta neighborhood of Kabul, Afghanistan, hundreds of men gather under a bridge in the dark. They hunch over sheets of foil and breathe in the fumes from boiling heroin.

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I Heart Hamas: an Arab-American Comedy

It's not easy being an Arab-American, it's even tougher trying to make it in the comedy business, but Jennifer Jajeh is a woman who likes a challenge. Her one-woman show, I Heart Hamas, has made headlines, and not just because she hearts Hamas (or does she?)

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Young Arab-Americans and the ‘Arab Spring’

Arab-Americans have, understandably, been avid followers of news about the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.