When presidential candidate bernie sanders on wednesday invoked his jewish background in a pledge to stand against islamophobia and racism, he was making more than a personal statement. Bernie sanders invites remaz abdelgader onstage in virginia a muslim-american student pushed the issue of islamophobia in the us into the spotlight last week, when she asked democratic. Bernie sanders and alexandria ocasio-cortez are joining forces to elect an underdog but potentially history-making candidate on the ballot in michigan next week: abdul el-sayed, a 33-year-old.
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Bernie sanders’s upset in the michigan primary tuesday can be attributed, in part, to a strong showing in dearborn, michigan, which has the largest concentration of arab americans in the nation. Jeremy joseph christian, the 35-year-old portland man who allegedly murdered two men and left another critically wounded while yelling anti-muslim slurs in a knife attack on friday, has been painted by the mainstream media as a “right-wing extremist,” but posts on his facebook page indicate he was a supporter of socialist senator bernie sanders and green party candidate jill stein. Political commentators and media outlets were quick to pounce on a “fascinating” statistic from bernie sanders’ victory in the michigan primary on tuesday night: democrats in dearborn, a. Bernie sanders might do better to keep away from tulsi gabbard as a representative from hawaii, gabbard has a history of supporting racist bills, propogating anti-muslim sentiment and supporting the israeli occupation. Muslims for bernie 426 likes muslims across the country support senator bernie sanders for president in 2016 join us and help organize a community.
Bernie sanders' questions prompt backlash : the two-way the senator challenged a trump nominee over his belief that muslims are condemned, calling his statements islamophobic and inflammatory. Bernie sanders condemned ben carson on sunday for saying that he doesn't believe a muslim belongs in the white house sanders said he's 'very disappointed' with carson. Bernie sanders slams ben carson for anti-muslim comments: 'this is the year 2015' you judge candidates for president not on their religion, not on the color of their skin, but on their ideas, on. Bernie sanders on isis according to a february 2015 gallup poll , americans consider the islamic state of iraq and the levant — abbreviated as isis or isil — and the international terrorism they support to be the greatest threat to the united states’ vital interests.
In less than three weeks, bernie sanders being a friend of the arab and muslim american communities has become legendary, and the support from this community of sanders voters has been growing online since his march 8 victory in michigan. Bernie sanders hugged a muslim student on-stage after she called out gop bigotry during a rally in fairfax, virginia they're constantly bashing muslims in the media, she said. The views expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of the christian post or its editors michael brown holds a phd in near eastern languages and literatures from new york university and has served as a professor at a number of seminaries he is the author of 25.
Bernie sanders is a democratic candidate for president of the united states he is serving his second term in the us senate after winning re-election in 2012 with 71 percent of the vote. El-sayed has been boosted by the endorsements of progressives bernie sanders and alexandria ocasio-cortez in his bid to become the country's first muslim governor. There is, in fact, an entire facebook page dedicated to muslims for bernie sanders 2016 leading muslim scholars and intellectuals like zareena grewal and donna auston have also written eloquently as to why muslim americans should vote for bernie sanders. The latest tweets from muslims for bernie (@muslims_bernie) all american arabs & muslims voting for #berniesanders he is a president for all americans no exceptions united states.