Despite rain that poured down on Times Square, hundreds of interfaith activists gathered on Sunday to protest Rep. Peter King's (R-NY) plan to hold congressional hearings on radicalization within the Muslim community this week. The protest, titled, "Today I am A Muslim Too" was led by hip-hop artist Russell Simmons ,who was joined by a coterie of religious and political leaders, including the only two Muslim members of Congress.
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