Thoughts on Post 9/11 America {Link Roundup}

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Thoughts on Post-9/11 America

The eleventh anniversary of 9/11 is just days away. What is on your mind? What would you like to see for the future of this post 9/11 country?

Some thoughts on post-9/11 America…

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‘Ground Zero’ Rising: 10 Years Later

Each year our family recounts the history of 9/11.  We light our candles, we say our prayers for the families that are still coping with the tragedy of their loss and we recall our feelings at that dreadful hour…when we realized that the world wasn’t as small as we thought it was… [read more]


anti-muslim, rally, bigotry, muslim perspective, 911, september 11, post 911, racismThe Good American: An American Muslim Reflection of 9/11

I really wanted to write a post for next weeks’ 9/11 rememberance but I had a very hard time deciding where to start or to even process my feelings.  When discussing this subject I alternate from anger to sadness. As I look back and remember when… [read more]


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September 11, 2001. I was teaching in exactly the same classroom I am teaching today. Ten years ago, September 11th started out a normal day; but it turned out to be anything but ormal. Instead of our regular schoolwork, we watched the footage of planes crashing into the Twin Towers… [read more]


September 11 news, media, newspapers, 911, buildings collapse, muslim perspective, what I rememberSeptember 11: The Day That Shook Us All

It has been ten years, and I remember it all like it was yesterday.  My children ask me about September 11th every year, and this year is no different. My son asked me casually the other day what it was like when the planes crashed into the World Trade Center… [read more]


Where were you September 11?  What is your perspective of a post-9/11 America?

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Chantilly Patiño

Chantilly Patiño

Chantilly is a multicultural blogger and the creator of several online platforms for mixed race / culture families.She is also a web designer and brand strategist who helps women to create their own culturally relevant websites and blogs.
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