WASHINGTON, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) will discuss the rhetoric attacking Muslims and the Islamophobia in this presidential election year during a National Press Club Newsmaker on May 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the Club's Bloomberg Room. (This event was originally scheduled for later in the morning.)
As the only two Muslims in Congress, Ellison and Carson will speak 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.
The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C.
This event is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.
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