Islamophobia Forum

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, the Academy at Palumbo presented a program on Islamophobia to educate the school community on the treatment of Muslims in America.

“HUNDREDS OF students packed the library of the Academy at Palumbo High School in South Philly for yesterday’s forum on Islamophobia, and supported their Muslim classmates with an outpouring of fervent finger snaps.┬áSpeaking against irrational fear of Muslims, Sofia Ali-Khan, a public-interest lawyer and a second-generation Pakistani American, described her open letter on Facebook, “Dear non-Muslim Allies,” that went viral because, she said, “I think people were relieved to see other people saying, ‘It’s really gone too far. ‘” ~Read more.

More articles on the event can be viewed at cbslocal, southphillyreview, and newswork.