Book Review of Linda Sarsour's We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance
Chapter 12 Love Letter
And mayor Bloomberg is...“In June of 2009 the New York City Council passed a resolution telling the Department of Education to include two major Muslim holidays. Even though fifty city council members voted and thought that this was the right thing to do, Mayor Bloomberg said no way.
Victim.But by January 2006, the environment for Muslim children had become outright hostile. Bullying was rampant,
Muslims had previously been a relatively small percent of NYC school children but there had been huge immigration since 911 into the country that Sarsour always complains about from countries that Sarsour never complains about. She should ask herself why.the state exam being scheduled on Eid was just one more message to our youth that they simply didn’t matter, and I wanted them to know that they did.
Again, her takeaway on Muslim terrorist attacks is feeling that Muslims in the US are the victims.Every couple of weeks we’d hear about another hate crime against Muslims, or another case of our children being profiled, or, heaven forbid, a terrorist attack on the other side of the world, which somehow always left Americans fearfully convinced that the next 9/11 was hours away.
A defender of Terrorist supporters. Sarsour shows a lack of concern for the bad qualities of fellow advocates of Muslim rights.We’d asked Imam Talib Abdur Rashid, a respected African American
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