CAIR: sinister Muslim stereotype fades

Muslim voices are finally being heard by and from Hollywood, and it’s in Tinseltown’s best interest to listen.

Negative stereotypes of Muslim characters date to at least the black-and-white era, but by the 1990s and the end of the Cold War, one-dimensional Muslim terrorist characters were the generic “bad guy” in countless movies and television shows. Nearly a decade later, Hollywood seems to be changing its tune toward Muslims and Arabs.

Note: Parts of this summary were taken directly from the USA Today blog post.