The Obama administration sent one of its heavy hitters to Charlotte Thursday to find out what was going on with the local Muslim community.
Assistant U.S. Attorney General Thomas Perez spent part of the afternoon at the Islamic Center of Charlotte. He met with the leaders of several mosques across the country to hear local concerns.
Since 9/11 a number of mosques across the country have been the target of hate crimes. Perez's visit was meant as a tool to build common ground.