The writing goes slow tonight...
Might I suggest some musings on "If The 51st State Were Muslim"?
And passing thoughts... I find the pervasive use of the word "race" confusing. Beyond a rather simplistic notion that preponderances of alleles can result in preponderances of behaviors, the notion of race to me seems not just ill-defined but not useful to anyone but racists. It is truly arbitrary whereas sex/gender is not.
Sex/gender rather is a gift from God/Nature/Evolution (whatever your point of view), its nature's invention not ours (something biologists call dimorphism), and that goes a long way toward explaining why we retain such barbaric practices as having separate Olympic events for men and women (separate but equal!).
Also recently, a review of the movie Cloud Atlas.