INDY STAR’S TULLY: Andre Carson shatters Muslim stereotypes

[Congressman Carson is h]onored, he said, and understanding of the fact that this appointment sends a loud message at a time when anti-Muslim sentiment isn’t hard to find. The message, he said, “is that it’s important to have members on these committees who represent our diverse electorate and our diverse country.”

 

That’s crucial in part, he said, because the law enforcement agencies that his new committee spends much of its time meeting with and overseeing must build stronger relationships with Muslim, Sikh and other minority communities throughout the country.

 

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