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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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    When General Grant Expelled the Jews

    Jonathan Sarna recounts General Ulysses S. Grant’s order to expel the Jewish population in his commanding territory on December 17, 1862. The order, quickly revoked by President Abraham Lincoln, would…

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    Anti-Muslim Bullying

    The Capital Area Muslim Bar Association and the American Bar Association co-hosted a discussion on recent trends in anti-Muslim bullying and ways lawyers can better advocate for students…

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    Islamic Society Convention, Part 5

    Swiss professor, philospher and writer Tariq Ramadan spoke about the state of Muslims in America, the presidential campaign, and Obama administration policies. This was part of “Carpe Diem: A Call to…

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    Islamic Society Convention, Part 4

    Muslim scholar and consultant Dalia Mogahed spoke about Islamophobia and issues facing Muslim Americans. This was part of “Carpe Diem: A Call to Action,” the tenth plenary session of the 53th Annual…

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    Islamic Society Convention, Part 3

    Muslim scholar Yasir Qadhi spoke about the rise and potential fall of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the war on terrorism, and the plight of Muslims around the world. He was one of the speakers at the…

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    Political Rhetoric and Campaign 2016

    The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee held its annual convention on issues affecting its community. In this portion panelists talked about political rhetoric in the 2016 election…

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    Public Perceptions of Islam and Muslims

    Panelists talked about the attitudes and perceptions surrounding Islam and Muslims arounds the world. Topics included how to properly define “Islamophobia,” the diversity of the Muslim…

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    Islamic Society Convention, Part 2

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johson became the first sitting cabinet secretary to address the convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) as he spoke about the journey of a group into joining American…

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    Religious Freedom in Nigeria and Iraq

    Former Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke about religious freedom conditions in Nigeria and Iraq. He talked about the persecution of religious minorities by the Islamic State, Boko…

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    Act for America 2016 Conference, Part 4

    Two religious leaders discussed religious persecution taking place around the world and the threats to religion by terrorist groups. Topics included intolerance on college campuses. The speakers were Rabbi Jon Hausman,…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 2

    Panelists from advocacy groups and heads of humanitarian organizations based in the Middle East talked about the threat of ISIS toward religious and ethnic minorities. The Islamic State…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 1

    State Department officials, heads of humanitarian and charitable organizations, and religious leaders talked about the threat of ISIS* toward religious and ethnic minorities. They shared…

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    "A Peculiar People"

    J. Spencer Fluhman talked about his book, "A Peculiar People": Anti Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth Century America. In his book, Mr. Fluhman examines the origins of animosity toward the…

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    U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute

    Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, including a line for Muslim Americans, were open for viewer comments on the question: “Attitudes Towards Muslim Americans.” A video clip was…

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    Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit

    Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer stressed the continued importance of speaking out against and addressing antisemitism at the Anti-Defamation League’s National Leadership Summit.…

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