When Anum Hussain heard about the Boston Marathon bombing, she immediately panicked, worried that the culprits would be like her. The 22-year-old Muslim was in the offices of Hubspot, the Cambridge marketing-software company she works for.
Seth Dixon, Ph.D.‘s insight:
This is an interesting article; place and context mediate cultural interactions. I can only imagine how incredibly difficult it would be to be a Muslim in the Boston area right now. This geographer wishes that everyone could feel safe everywhere.
Tags: terrorism, religion, Boston, Islam.
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