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  • 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…

  • emWhen General Grant Expelled the Jewsem
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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…

  • Discussion Focuses on AntiMuslim Bullying
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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…

  • Islamic Society Convention Part 5
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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…

  • Dalia Mogahed Speaks About Islamophobia in America
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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…

  • Islamic Society Convention Part 3
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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…

  • Political Rhetoric and Campaign 2016
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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…

  • Discussion Focuses on Islamophobia
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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…

  • Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Addresses ISNA Convention
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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…

  • Representative Frank Wolf Discusses Religious Freedom in Nigeria
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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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