Another story about an "accepting" and "diverse" community:
Teacher to Muslim students: ‘We did not do this’
First-year teacher tried to help his students at Islamic School understand tragedy after 9/11
By Geoff Pursinger
The Times, Sep 8, 2011
“I remember it was remarkably calm,” Khan remembers. “We gathered everybody together and told the kids that something had happened. A really bad thing had happened.”
“One blessing we at the school felt was that we live in this community,” said Khan who was born and raised in the Portland area. “Portland is a very accepting community and very diverse. People said, ‘this group is not responsible for this and they aren’t the avenue to take our frustrations out on.’ ”
More of the "accepting and diverse community" stuff at "The Tigard Times"
A remarkable coincidence that so many stories of "tolerance" and "acceptance" are emerging, after years of "islamophobia", "hurt feelings", "cultural insensitivity" and all the rest. Could it be "Mission Accomplished" as far as white-anting American society with islam is concerned?
Now for the next phase ...