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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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    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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    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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    Global Anti-Semitism

    Former Canadian Justice Minister and human rights lawyer Irwin Cotler delivers the keynote on “Global Antisemitism, Demonization and the Laundering of Delegitimization Under Universal Public…

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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.…

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    Anti-Muslim Discourse in America

    Professor Christopher Bail talked about the growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the U.S. He is the author of Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream.

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    U.S. Views of Muslims and Islam

    Shibley Telhami talked about U.S. perceptions of those who practice Islam in light of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, earlier that same week and statements made by Donald Trump…

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