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Keith Ellison, Muslim Congressman, Breaks Into Tears at King’s Hearing (VIDEO)

Rep. Keith Ellison (R-Minn.), one of two Muslim Americans serving in Congress, broke into tears Thursday as he testified at the controversial hearing convened by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) to examine the threat of violent extremism within the Muslim community … read more »

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Somali activist to counter Rep. Ellison in hearings

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., will not be the only Minnesotan starring in this week’s congressional hearings on homegrown Islamic radicalization. Also at the witness table will be Abdirizak Bihi, director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy … read more »

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Word of 2nd death jolts Twin Cities Somalis

  Star Tribune — He was a slight and sickly teen, nearsighted and, reportedly, confined to a room away from the fighting that raged throughout the city. But the reported death last week of Burhan Hassan, the second Minneapolis man … read more »

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