Source: Huffington Post

The city that bears the brunt of the national terror watchlist

By:  Christopher Mathias, Rowaida Abdelaziz, Hassan Khalifeh, and Afaf Humayun

With a large population of Muslim and Arab Americans, Dearborn has the most per capita residents on a shadowy and unaccountable watchlist. It is nearly impossible to find out if you’re on it, let alone get your name off. Largely unknown to the rest of the country before those 9/11 terror attacks, Dearborn has since become the focus of right-wing conspiracy theories, and of America’s sustained and systemic criminalization of Muslim and Arab Americans. Read more here.

 

 

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