Arab museum to host 4th annual '9/11 Anniversary Town Hall'

Published 09-09-2018

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area town hall-style event will feature personal stories, a panel discussion and theatrical performance focused on surveillance and imprisonment of U.S. Arabs, Muslims and other communities of color.

The Arab American National Museum in Dearborn will host "9/11 Anniversary Town Hall: Detention and Incarceration" on Friday. The fourth annual event aims to explore how such communities have been targeted during the past two decades with national security as a rationale.

The performance, entitled "Letters from Detention," is based on letters between two brothers held on separate floors of Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center for months after Sept. 11.

Cost is $15, $10 for museum members.

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