Abdelkader saving Christians during the Druze/Christian strife of 1860. Painting by Jean Baptiste Huysmans.

Small American Town, Big Algerian Legacy


For the next time someone tells you all Muslims are sneaky, intolerant, merciless brutes whose beliefs are incompatible with democracy & the modern world: Also see: Iowa Town Named for Muslim Hero Forges World Ties - The New York Times, 2013Emir Abdelkader - Wikipedia