Arts, Culture & Media

A Tennessee Town and its Somali Refugees

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The rural town of Shelbyville, Tennessee has seen an influx of Muslim refugees from Somalia in recent years. It hasn't been a simple adjustment for many long-time residents, or the new arrivals. The documentary "Welcome to Shelbyville" airs Tuesday night on PBS. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with filmmaker Kim Snyder and grassroots organizer David Lubell about overcoming tensions in Tennessee. 

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