WASHINGTON — July 17, 2012 — Political comedy is nothing new. But in a post 9/11-world, some young Muslim Americans are finding that comedy is one way to break down stereotypes and educate mainstream America about one of the most racially diverse religious groups in the U.S.  Comedian Dean Obeidallah, a New Jersey native whose father is Palestinian and mother Sicilian, recently spoke at an event sponsored by Project Nur Washington and talked about the ways that humor can be a way to openly talk about important subjects on politics, religion, and current affairs.

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