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Boston’s Islamic Community Reacts

People pray during the first official prayer following the inauguration of the mosque in Boston, Friday, June 26, 2009 in Boston. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)

People pray during the first official prayer following the inauguration of the mosque in Boston, Friday, June 26, 2009 in Boston. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)

When it became clear that this attack was likely the work of two young Muslim men, many in the Islamic community prepared for a possible backlash. And there has been a report of a young women wearing a Hijab who was verbally attacked in Malden, Massachusetts.

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Nasser Weddady, chair of the New England Interfaith Council and the civil rights outreach director of the American-Islamic Congress.


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