National Press Club

U.S. Reps. André Carson and Keith Ellison on Islamophobia in the 2016 Election

May 24, 2016

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Run time: 60 minutes

U.S. Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) discussed the rhetoric attacking Muslims and the Islamophobia in this presidential election year during a National Press Club Newsmaker on May 24, 2016.

As the only two Muslims in Congress, Ellison and Carson spoke about the rise of hateful and anti-Muslim speech, violence, and cultural ignorance in today’s world and their work to ensure that the civil rights and civil liberties of all United States citizens are protected and preserved.