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WXYZ Explores the Muslim American Experience

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 9/14/2016

Scripps’ ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Detroit launched a multipart digital video series “Muslim American: Inside a Growing Michigan Community” on September 14. WZYZ explores issues that impact Muslim Americans and help debunk myths associated with Islam in order to build bridges in the community. The series visits Dearborn, which has one of the highest concentrations of Muslim Americans, and takes viewers into the Islamic Center of America to help explain the teachings of Islam. Some videos feature people sharing their personal experiences while others use graphics and animation.

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