Wednesday marked 12 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks. The attacks thrust radical Islam into the spotlight and arguably ushered in an era of Islamophobia. But do stereotypes about Muslims actually go back much further?
On Sept. 11, 2001, Eric Draper presumed the morning trip to Florida would be a routine affair. Or, at least as routine as anything ever can be when you’re traveling with the President of the United States.
Camp Mabry will host an exhibit commemorating Texas Army and Air National Guard personnel who were among the first to be called into combat in the wake of the 2001 terror attacks. “9-11 and Beyond: The Texas National Guard and the War on Terror” opens next Saturday, the day before the 10-year anniversary of the attacks.