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People receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Al-Abbas Islamic Center, converted into a vaccination clinic in Birmingham, England, in January. Sheikh Nuru Mohammed, the imam at the mosque, recognized many of his congregants were hesitant to get the "jab," as it's called, due to false rumors and distrust of government. So he began to fight disinformation during his sermons. Darren Staples/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How A U.K. Imam Countered Vaccine Hesitancy And Helped Thousands Get The 'Jab'

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This Sunday, Visit 'PreachersNSneakers' For Fashion, Flexing And For-Profit Faith

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A woman views a collage of photos of Amarjeet Johal during a vigil at Monument Circle on Sunday in Indianapolis. Four of the people killed in the mass shooting were members of the Sikh community. Jon Cherry/Getty Images hide caption

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Jerry Falwell Jr., pictured at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, is the subject of a new lawsuit by Liberty University, his former employer. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department calling for justice for Daunte Wright on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, MN. Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times via Getty Imag hide caption

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The 'Thin Blue Line' In Minnesota, Plus 'Tell Them, I Am'

What's it like to cover the Derek Chauvin trial against the backdrop of continued police violence? Guest host Ari Shapiro talks to Minnesota activist and journalist . Then, he talks to Maurice Chammah, staff writer at The Marshall Project, about the origins and evolving symbolism of the thin blue line. Plus, Misha Euceph on the new season of her podcast Tell Them, I Am, and the many ways that Muslims find glimpses of God. Then, Mary Knauf, executive producer of Tell Them, I Am, joins Ari and Misha to play Who Said That.

The 'Thin Blue Line' In Minnesota, Plus 'Tell Them, I Am'

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'The Making Of Biblical Womanhood' Tackles Contradictions In Religious Practice

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Hassan Shibly, once the prominent head of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Florida chapter, resigned after allegations of domestic abuse were made against him. Since then, other women have come forward with accusations of their own. Shibly has denied the allegations. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Falun Gong supporters marched from Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument in July 2015 in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Can America's 'Civil Religion' Still Unite The Country?

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The group Muslim Advocates on Thursday sued Facebook for allegedly making false statements about taking down hateful and violent content that violates its community guidelines. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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'Stop Lying': Muslim Rights Group Sues Facebook Over Claims It Removes Hate Groups

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People attend Easter Sunday Mass while adhering to social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How The Pandemic Has Changed Worship In America And The Debate Over Religious Freedom

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The Rev. Franklin Graham, president and CEO of Samaritan's Purse, sits for a portrait at his group's field hospital in New York's Central Park in May. Graham has spoken out in support of COVID-19 vaccines. Jessie Wardarski/AP hide caption

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'Love Your Neighbor' And Get The Shot: White Evangelical Leaders Push COVID Vaccines

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Pope Francis speaks prior to delivering his Urbi et Orbi blessing after celebrating Easter Mass on Sunday at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Filippo Monteforte/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Imam Amr Dabour says people have become more involved in the SALAM Islamic Center during the pandemic. Andrew Nixon/CapRadio hide caption

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Pandemic Has Strengthened Faith For Some

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Christian worshippers carry a wooden cross on Friday along the path where tradition says Jesus took his final steps before his crucifixion in Jerusalem's Old City. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. Michael Amabisco blesses ashes during an Ash Wednesday service at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, Calif., in February. A new Gallup survey finds that those professing church membership has fallen 18 percentage points among Catholics since 2000. Randy Vazquez/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images hide caption

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A police officer stands guard outside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar, Indonesia, on Sunday. Two suicide bombers attacked the Roman Catholic compound, injuring at least 20 people. Indra Abriyanto/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Horseradish will be on many Seder tables. It's a symbol of the bitterness of slavery and also the harshness of life today. Getty Images hide caption

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The Sting That Cuts Through Numbness: Horseradish On Pandemic Passover Tables

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The Mulema family fled the Central African Republic, spent years in a refugee camp, and were eventually resettled in Newark, Del., by Jewish Family Services. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Refugee Program 'On Life Support,' Facing Big Challenges

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (left) looks over the electric chair in the death chamber at the Greensville Correctional Center with Operations Director George Hinkle (center) and the director of the Department of Corrections, Harold Clarke, prior to signing a bill abolishing the penalty Wednesday. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Virginia Governor Signs Law Abolishing The Death Penalty, A 1st In The South

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Charleston resident Tia Clark teaches tourists the coastal South Carolina tradition of catching blue crabs. She and her wife say the Equality Act would make it easier for them to adopt a child. Matt LeGault hide caption

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Equality Act Would Extend Civil Rights Laws To LGBTQ People Throughout U.S.

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