“Many people in positions of power and influence, they have not broken bread with a Muslim. Part of it is reassuring them: The sky is not going to fall in. You are in safe hands. All the stuff that you worry about, I worry about as well. All the dreams you have got, I have got as well.” It’s a big enough deal that Sadiq Khan is London’s first Muslim mayor. But he’s also trying to run the city during Brexit and in the shadow of a series of terrorist attacks. (And, while being trolled by President Trump.) So far, Khan remains quite popular. The New Yorker: Sadiq Khan Takes On Brexit and Terror.