International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Alleviating Prejudice against Muslims in the United States
Madalla A. Alibeli

This article examines levels of prejudice against Muslims in the United States and explores the different ways through which such prejudice could be alleviated and its ramifications could be mitigated. In particular, the article focuses on the potential role that might be played by the so-called prejudice-reduction methods including persuasion, education, and communication to alleviate prejudice against Muslims and mitigate its ramifications. The article concludes by underscoring the fact that prejudice is a long-lasting American value that is here to stay. Prejudice against Muslim on the other hand may need more time to deal with and require the mobilization of more resources to mitigate its ramifications.

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