Fighting Islamophobia With Humor -- PICTURES
Updated: July 17, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.
July 17, 2012 | 2:30 p.m.
Dean Obeidallah, an attorney-turned-comedian, wanted to combat Islamophobia with jokes. He and a group of Muslim-American comedians traveled to rural and big cities in the Deep South to show people “we are just like you.” Their experiences were captured in the documentary The Muslims Are Coming! (RELATED: Read the story.)