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Young Adults Speak Out About Encountering Islamophobia

Take Back: Young Adults Speak Out About Encountering Islamophobia 4:30

At the South Asian Youth Action in Queens, New York, young adults gather regularly to support one another and discuss issues affecting them, from academic to personal.

One of the topics often discussed: their experiences with discrimination, and how it's affected them.

"Whenever I hear the word 'Islamophobia,' I just get really angry because people blame the entire Muslim population over the actions of a few individuals that falsely use the name of Islam in order to justify their actions that are clearly unjustifiable." Samena Hoque told NBC News.

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