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Factsheet: President Donald Trump

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Factsheet: Steve Bannon

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Factsheet: Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn

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Factsheet: Clare Lopez

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Muslim Ban Executive Order: Analyses and Reactions

To learn more about the recent Trump administration executive order,c heck out our latest episode of Between Two Lamps. We discuss the order's impact on refugees and Muslims, and reactions across the country, We've also compiled a series of Tweets on social media that help shed light on the order's origins and consequences: ⚡️ “America Reacts [...]

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Factsheets: What You Need to Know About Islamophobia

In an era of fake news and contested claims, reliable information is hard to come by, especially about Islam, Muslims, and Islamophobia. Recognizing the need for dependable resources on these topics, the Bridge Initiative provides factsheets on a range of issues, individuals, and organizations that relate to our work on Islamophobia. We hope our growing [...]

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Danger & Dialogue: American Catholic Public Opinion and Portrayals of Islam

What do American Catholics think about Islam, Muslims, and interreligious dialogue? And how do Catholic publications portray the faith of Muslims? These are some of the questions addressed in our latest report, "Danger & Dialogue: American Catholic Public Opinion and Portrayals of Islam." Download the full report below by clicking on the icon. Download a summary of the [...]

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“Terrorism” in the Republican and Democratic Platforms: What are the Implications?

Near the end of his speech at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton stated, “If you’re a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and help us win and make a future together, we want you.” Peter Beinart responded quickly and emphatically in The Atlantic, arguing, “Whether Clinton meant [...]

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Mr. Trump, the kids can hear you (and other ways Muslim children are experiencing Islamophobia)

The recent execution-style murders of two reported American Muslim men – including a teenager – of Sudanese descent in Indiana comes with suspicion about possible motives.  With the execution-style murders of three American Muslim youth near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill barely one year behind us, many suspect foul play predicated on growing […]

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QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

Prejudice against American Jews, Catholics, and now Muslims has looked surprising similar through the decades. Take our “Same Fears, Same Smears” Quiz on Buzzfeed (linked below) to see how rhetoric about religious minorities has compared throughout American history. QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices To learn more about the similarities between Islamophobia and other forms of prejudice, check […]

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