RIZ KHAN: Miss USA Rima Fakih – Half One

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Was it affirmative motion, political correctness, a plot to hide a radical agenda or only a easy magnificence pageant? The brand new Miss USA, Lebanese-born Rima Fakih, has sparked headlines across the globe for turning into the primary Arab-American Muslim to win a significant magnificence contest. Those that see one thing extra sinister at work than magnificence and poise declare her look is only a nice masks lulling America right into a false sense of consolation concerning the so-called ‘Muslim menace’. Others say the competition was rigged to favour a Muslim candidate to advertise Washington’s liberal agenda.

On Wednesday’s “Riz Khan” we converse with Miss USA, Rima Fakih, concerning the controversy surrounding her choice and what she hopes to realize as she prepares to signify America within the Miss Universe pageant. Additionally becoming a member of the programme is Maya Berry of the Arab American Institute.

You possibly can be part of the dialog. Watch the present at 1630 GMT, with repeats at 2130, and the subsequent day at 0230 and 1130 GMT.

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