President Obama on Monday said the gunman behind the mass shootings in Orlando, Florida, seemed to be influenced by Islamic propaganda he found on the internet. Previous terrorist attacks strained relations between some neighborhoods in our region and the Muslim communities who call it home. We explore how the most recent attacks in Florida are shaping the atmosphere for Muslims who live in the Washington region.


  • Aliya Rahman D.C. Resident
  • Dalia Mogahed Director of Research, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

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