Wheaton professor suspended over stance on Islam

Wheaton professor suspended over stance on Islam
Wheaton professor suspended over stance on Islam

Wheaton professor suspended over stance on Islam

Wheaton College this week suspended an associate professor who’s been wearing a headscarf to show her solidarity with Muslims who face discrimination. Dr. Larycia Hawkins says she’ll wear the hijab every day until Christmas to live out her Christian faith. The Evangelical school says its decision to place her on administrative leave is not about the headscarf, but rather comments she made on her Facebook page. In particular, a post in which Hawkins said Christians and Muslims worship the same God. WBEZ’s Odette Yousef joins us with the details. (Flickr/Stevan Sheets)