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  • Briefing on Hate Crimes Panel 3
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    Briefing on Hate Crimes, Panel 3

    Legal and policy experts talked about the increase in hate crimes against transgenders, immigrants, and those of certain religious groups, and why many of these crimes go unreported.…

  • Muslim Group Holds News Conference on Civil Rights Report
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    Muslim Civil Rights Report

    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a news conference on the release of its 2018 civil rights report, which found that anti-Muslim bias incidents and hate crimes increased in…

  • Interfaith Leaders Discuss Secretary of State Nominee Pompeo
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    Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo's Record

    Interfaith and Muslim community leaders held a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo’s record regarding the Muslim community. They contended that Mr. Pompeo’s…

  • Role of Muslims in Combating Terrorism
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    Role of Muslims in Combating Terrorism

    The Muslim Public Affairs Council hosted a discussion about the relationship between Muslims and the West, and U.S. policy with regard to Islam, Muslims, and Muslim Americans. The panel addressed…

  • Muslim Public Affairs Council Religious Liberty
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    Muslim Public Affairs Council, Religious Liberty

    An Islamic legal expert and an advocate of religious pluralism talked about discrimination against religious minorities in society and the courts. This event was part of a Muslim Public…

  • Mormon Settlement of San Bernardino
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    Mormon Settlement of San Bernardino

    Jennifer Dickerson and Nick Cataldo talked about the Mormon pioneers who helped settle the town of San Bernardino, California, and showed items from the pioneer’s exhibit at the San Bernardino County Museum.…

  • Americas First Shaker Settlement
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    America's First Shaker Settlement

    Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker settlement in the U.S. The…

  • Life and Beliefs of Brigham Young
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    Life and Beliefs of Brigham Young

    Jennifer Lund talked about Brigham Young and his role in bringing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Salt Lake City Utah. She explained Young’s relationship with founder Joseph Smith, Young’s…

  • Hearing Examines AntiSemitism on College Campuses
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    Anti-Semitism on College Campuses

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on anti-Semitism and free speech rights on college campuses. Witnesses included former Bush administration Solicitor General Paul Clement,…

  • Washington Journal Farhana Khera Discusses Muslims in the US
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    Farhana Khera on Muslims in the U.S.

    Farhana Khera talked about President Trump’s proposed travel ban the environment for Muslims in the United States. Topics included the recent Portland, Oregon, commuter train attack against a…

  • Hearing Focuses on Hate Crimes Targeting Religious Groups
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    Religious Hate Crimes

    The Senate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing on ways to address the increasing number of religious hate crimes in the United States. The special counsel for religious discrimination…

  • USIsrael Relations and Middle East Senator Sanders
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    U.S.-Israel Relations and Middle East, Senator Sanders

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave the closing keynote address of the third day at J Street’s 2017 National Conference. a non-profit Jewish advocacy group. He said he condemns the recent…

  • Vice President Pence at Jewish Cemetery
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    Vice President Pence at Jewish Cemetery

    Vice President Pence and Governor Eric Greitens (R-MO) toured a historic Jewish cemetery outside of St. Louis where more than 100 tombstones were damaged by vandals. He said there is no…

  • Washington Journal Benjamin Johnson Discusses Legal Challenges Facing the Trump Administration
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    Federal Courts Rule Against Travel Ban

    Benjamin Johnson talked about the legal challenges facing President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

  • Washington Journal Representative Brendan Boyle DPA
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    Representative Brendan Boyle on U.S. Travel Ban

    Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA) talked about his opposition to President Trump’s executive action restricting travel to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries. The program…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should U.S. Limit Refugees Based on Religion?” Video clips from the previous day were shown…

  • Islamic Society Convention Part 1
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    Islamic Society Convention, Part 1

    Muslim activists, authors, and academics talked about issues facing Muslims in America. “Recognizing Differences, Strengthening Bonds” was the ninth plenary session of the 53th Annual ISNA Convention,…

  • George Takei Khizr Khan and Van Jones Deliver Remarks at Muslim Public Affairs Council Banquet
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    Muslim Public Affairs Council Banquet, Part 2

    Actor George Takei, CNN Commentator Van Jones, and Khizr Khan, father of Purple Heart recipient Army Captain Humayun Khan, delivered keynote remarks at the banquet of the Muslim Public Affairs…

  • Muslim Public Affairs Council Hosts Banquet
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    Muslim Public Affairs Council Banquet, Part 1

    The Muslim Public Affairs Council held it’s 16th annual convention, with the theme “Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers.” At the banquet Muslim women advisers at both the White House and the New…

  • Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication
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    Holocaust Memorial Museum Dedication

    “In Memoriam” 2016 continues with Nobel Laureate, peace activist and holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. He died earlier this year at the age of 87. In April of 1993, Mr. Wiesel spoke at the…

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