Check out this New York Times piece from yesterday about how the Girl Scouts have been recruiting Muslim girls in an effort to help them adjust to American culture without sacrificing their Muslim identity. At the same time, the piece itself was bothersome at some parts, for example:
She has discovered that the trademark green sash â€” with its American flag, troop number (3009) and colorful merit badges â€” reduces the number of glowering looks she draws from people otherwise bothered by her traditional Muslim dress.
Just slap an American label on her and she’ll be good to go! Sigh.