Friday, March 25, 2011
Podcast Episode 3: The Peter King Hearings
Joined by Corey Saylor, the Director for Government Affairs of CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), the No Spoon team of Fouad Pervez, Reggie Miller, and Fatima Ashraf puts the hearings into context. Several minority communities throughout history have been "McCarthy-ized" by the government. Mr. Saylor provides insight into the importance of the hearings, the commendable reactions of the Muslim American community, and next steps. For additional, interesting perspectives on the hearings, Peter King, and Muslim Americans, check out: this Huffington Post piece by Ingrid Mattson; this Washington Post article by Michelle Boorstein; and Representative Keith Ellison's (D-MN) testimony from the hearings.
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