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"Islam and popular culture constitute an area of scholarship that explores how Muslims are represented in popular culture. Historically, in the European and North American contexts, products attached to Islam and Muslims have often reflected Orientalist and Islamophobic themes. The study of these items has often focused on negative imagery and pejorative themes attached to Islam and Muslims..." – By Sophia Rose Arjana
"Diverse Sunni, Shia, Ahmadiyya, Sufi, and other Muslims have lived in Canada since before its Confederation in 1867. The first were likely slaves being moved along the country's Atlantic coast, but there is little historical record to date..."– By Jennifer A. Selby
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