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Trump condemned anti-Semitism. What about Islamophobia?
by Lauren Markoe
Prominent Muslims say they're glad President Trump condemned anti-Semitism after several high-profile crimes against Jewish institutions and months of sidestepping requests to address the problem.
But they wish he would also extend his sympathies to Muslims, who have suffered mounting attacks on their own institutions and co-religionists in recent years.
"He's been asked about Islamophobia and he always responds with some kind of statement about what he calls 'radical Islamic terrorism,'" said Dalia Mogahed, research director at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, which studies Muslims in American society.
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