Bay Area Muslims Speak Out On Islamophobia and San Bernardino Shootings

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In his speech Sunday night, President Obama appealed to Muslims to speak out against the extremist ideology that has taken hold in some Muslim communities, calling it "a real problem that Muslims must confront, without excuse." We'll talk with Bay Area Muslims to get their take on Obama's speech and to hear their concerns in the aftermath of the recent violence in San Bernardino and Paris.


Brice Hamack, civil rights coordinator, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Maryam Amir, Muslim scholar

Madihha Ahussain, staff attorney, Program to Counter Anti-Muslim Hate at Muslim Advocates

Mujeeb Ijaz, deputy spokesperson for Ahmadiyya Muslim community