MP urges council to adopt formal definition of Islamophobia

first Muslim Mayor has called on the borough council to formally adopt the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims’ definition of Islamophobia.
Faisal Rashid, now MP for Warrington South, became the town’s first Muslim Mayor in 2016.Continue Reading

Police: Racist graffiti on La Crosse business being investigated as hate crime

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La Crosse Police said Monday they are investigating a recent case of racist graffiti as a hate crime.

“This incident is not a reflection of our community, but rather a reflection of a hate-filled person,” Chief Ron Tischer said.

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Zionism and racism

In the Trump era, whether to support Israel or not is becoming an increasingly partisan issue in American politics. Israel’s designation as a partisan issue has highlighted a bizarre association: white nationalists vocally supporting Israel, even calling themselves Zionists of sorts. Richard Spencer, in an interview with an Israeli journalist, called himself a “white Zionist” because he believes white people should have a homogenous homeland in America.Continue Reading