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Bridge Update: Amplifying American Muslim Narratives at the White House

Bridge Update: Amplifying American Muslim Narratives at the White House

The Bridge Initiative is committed to conveying information and research about Islamophobia to individuals at key institutions in the worlds of policy and news media. On Tuesday, October 18th, Georgetown’s Bridge Initiative faculty member,...

Lessons Learned from President Eisenhower’s Mosque Visit 59 Years Ago

Lessons Learned from President Eisenhower’s Mosque Visit 59 Years Ago

Visits to American mosques by sitting U.S. Presidents are a big deal. Only three have ever done so. President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first to visit a mosque on June 28th, 1957. This...

American Muslims Challenge #AboutUsWithoutUs by Running for Office

American Muslims Challenge #AboutUsWithoutUs by Running for Office

An important hashtag has been circulating on Twitter for the past few weeks. #AboutUsWithoutUs. #AboutUsWithoutUs seeks to reorient national conversations about Muslim Americans to one that includes Muslim American voices in policy discussions. This...

Trump Says “Islam” Hates America. Here’s Why That’s Not True.

Trump Says “Islam” Hates America. Here’s Why That’s Not True.

In an interview with Donald Trump that aired on Wednesday on CNN, Anderson Cooper asked the Republican presidential frontrunner if he thought “Islam is at war with the West.” “I think Islam hates us,”...