Tareq Oubrou, an imam in Bordeaux, delivers a sermon in French and Arabic at the city's grand mosque. Most imams in France speak only in Arabic. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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In France, Some Muslims Seek To 'Adapt' Islam To Secular Culture

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In his campaign, Trump criticized President Obama for his reluctance to use the words "radical Islamic extremism." The Trump administration may now want to refocus key programs on Muslim extremists. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Trump Reportedly Plans To Refocus Violent Extremism Initiative On Muslims

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Mansoor Shams stands in downtown Denver with his sign, "I'm A Muslim U.S. Marine Ask Anything." He is traveling the country in an effort to dispel misconceptions about Muslims. Mubashar Khan hide caption

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Muslim Marine Answers Questions In Effort To Fight Islamophobia

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Muslim-Americans Remain Anxious About Trump Administration

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Members of the Iraqi forces watch Donald Trump giving a speech after his election win. They are part of the ongoing military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, which Trump has vowed to destroy. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Challenges Trump Will Face In Confronting Radical Islam

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Sept. 11 Marked Turning Point For Muslims In Increasingly Diverse America

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Director Moustapha Akkad (left) with actress Irene Papas during the filming of The Message. The film depicts the life of the Prophet Muhammad. FILMCO INTERNATIONAL / THE KOBAL COLLECTION hide caption

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40 Years On, A Controversial Film On Islam's Origins Is Now A Classic

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Alana Raybon, in a blue head scarf, pauses for a photo with a friend and her children after voting in Nashville's Howard Office Building. Chas Sisk/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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In A Turbulent Election Year, Mosques Organize En Masse Voting

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Muhammad Ali is remembered as a great athlete and humanitarian — and also as an incisive, defiant black leader. He died Friday at age 74. Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

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A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men

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'Islamic Fashion' Causes A Stir In France

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Handout picture dated 1997 and released in 2012 by the UN shows ancient manuscripts displayed at the library in the city of Timbuktu. Al-Qaeda has destroyed ancient texts it considers idolatrous. Evan Schneider/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose

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Sheikh Hassan Lachheb conducts the Portrait of a Prophet course in Lanham, Md. The course is based on the stories of the Hadith, personal recollections of the Prophet Muhammad put down in writing about two centuries after his death. Courtesy of CelebrateMercy hide caption

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Fighting Extremism With Knowledge: Learning The Lessons Of Muhammad

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A group of young Muslim friends in Washington, D.C., meets occasionally to support each other in their work and discuss the struggles their community faces. Brandon Chew/NPR hide caption

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This Is Our Islam: To Be Young, Devout And Muslim In America Today

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Taking On The Appeal Of ISIS, With Cartoons

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As members of the local Muslim community, Summer Hamad and her daughter Marjan Hamad were personally affected by the murder of three young Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Feb. 10, 2015. After the shootings, they both decided to begin wearing the hijab. Reema Khrais hide caption

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Shaken By Shooting, North Carolina Muslims Emerge 'Proud' One Year Later

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President Obama participates in a roundtable discussion with members of the Muslim community Wednesday while visiting the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Windsor Mill, Md. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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