Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl Discusses the Boston Bombings in NPR "Weekend Edition" Interview

‚ÄčApril 23, 2013 -- Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl discussed the fear of a backlash against Arab and Muslim communities in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing in an interview on NPR's "Weekend Edition".

Regarding anti-Muslim hate crimes since the 9/11 attack, Abou El Fadl comments, "I have not seen a significant decrease. In fact, although I have had high hopes of our 2005-2006 that things would get better, there was an increasingly widening sort of cultural gap of misunderstanding."