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7 Good, Bad and Ugly ‘Muslim Moments’ from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions

7 Good, Bad and Ugly ‘Muslim Moments’ from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions July 29, 2016

American Muslims – discussions about, insults and accusations, praises, accolades and acceptance – were a center focus in the recent Republican and Democratic National Conventions. From Khizr Khan’s well-received speech in honor of his slain son, Captain Humayun Khan, to the invocation by Dr. Sherman Jackson at the DNC, to at the RNC where Sajid Tarar, a Muslim supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump gave an invocation while being booed – the pendulum of public sentiment towards American Muslims swung wildly.

While it’s hard to categorize these moments as simply “good” and “bad,” Here are seven times Muslims took the center stage at these conventions, and how it all played out. Click the “continue” button to move to the next slide.


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