They want to start an open dialogue with people who may not know any Muslims
PORTLAND, Ore. (Pamplin Media) — Six months after his talk at Pacific University, Harris Zafar and friends bring ‘Ask a Muslim’ to Hillsboro plaza
As anti-Muslim comments and attacks increase across the country, so does Harris Zafar’s counterattack: friendly conversations.
Last December, he came to Pacific University to try to dispel negative stereotypes many Americans hold about Islam.
Shortly afterward, he set up a weekly “Coffee, Cake and True Islam” table at Washington Square Mall in Tigard, inviting people to sit down, have refreshments and ask about his faith.
He started doing something similar in western Washington County June 2. From roughly 3 to 6 p.m. every Friday at the … read more at source.