• Pres. Obama visits a mosque in America for the first time

    Pres. Obama visits a mosque in America for the first time

    It was made known that Seven years into his presidency, Barack Obama will make his first trip to an American mosque on Wednesday, offering a high-profile rebuttal of harsh Republican election-year rhetoric against Muslims.

    Obama, whose grandfather converted to Islam, will make the short trip to the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque, where he will meet community leaders and deliver remarks.

    He has visited mosques in Malaysia, Indonesia and Egypt as president, but has yet to visit one of America‚Äôs 2,000-plus places […]