Over the past 48 hours, women have been assaulted for wearing the hijab, property has been defaced with swastikas, LGBT Americans have been threatened, and African Americans have experienced election result-specific harassment by fellow Americans touting the election of Donald Trump as the dawn of a new America, apparently one where they consider that the ugliest of racial and social animus to have the seal of presidential approval. Huffington Post
Even if the hate crimes had NOTHING to do with the presidential election, wouldn’t you think that a leader should come out and say something?
This kind of violence, taunting and discrimination is not acceptable.
When the ANTI TRUMP protests turned violent and destructive, I felt the same way. This is not who we are.
We are a nation of immigrants. What we all have in common is our differences.