The most important thing my students gained [from watching Allah Made Me Funny] was the human connection. They could identify with the comedians in many ways, and for many it was the first time they saw Muslims as actual people, not terrorists, as our media tends to convey. Our discussions afterward brought out change of opinion.
Sally R.Tuscon, AZ
The one thing Muslims around the world hope to get from the United States, according to a 2008 Gallup Poll report on public opinion of Muslims in more than 35 nations, is not money, military support or even democracy. What respondents want is understanding and respect. [Inside Islam]