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President Obama’s Mosque Visit Will Spotlight a New Generation of Muslim Americans

posted on February 3, 2016

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post writes about President Barack Obama’s first visit to an American mosque. Muslim leaders have pressed the White House for more than a decade for a presidential visit in order to challenge the stigma that exists around their community. White House Spokesman Josh Earnest said, “I think the president is quite interested in making sure that we’re affirming the important role that Muslims play in our diverse American society, and certainly affirming their right to worship God in a way that’s consistent with their heritage.”

Read at The Washington Post