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'All-American Muslim' and 9/11
TLC's "All-American Muslim" has generated considerable notariety -- in the wake of Lowe's cancellation of an advertising contract after pressure from a Florida-based religious group. Asked to reinstate the ads by another religious group, Lowe's decllined, and so the pot simmers.
But this Sunday, something different -- "AMM" has a special edition about the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Here's the quick description, plus clip: Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, the Muslim community of Dearborn braces for a painful anniversary. It’s particularly emotional for Deputy Chief Mike Jaafar, who prepares to both protect his local community and honor fallen comrades at a special ceremony before a Detroit Tigers game. The town mourns the loss of their fellow Americans while also recalling the backlash many faced in the wake of the attacks ...