Fighting terrorism is a top priority of our national security forces. Sometimes that fight, though, can enter into the everyday lives of perfectly innocent Americans. This hour, we’ll talk to Moustafa Bayoumi about what it’s like to constantly feel like a suspect in a crime you didn’t commit, which he writes about in “This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror” (NYU Press).
In this Thursday, June 25, 2015 file photo, activists hold Confederate flags near the monument for Confederate President Jefferson Davis on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. The monument was vandalized the previous night, spray-painted with the phrase "Black Lives Matter," after a deadly mass shooting at a Charleston, S.C. predominantly-black church sparked a nationwide debate on the public display of Confederate imagery. Steve Helber/AP Photo