Sunday, November 5, 2017

Fliers attack Sikh mayoral candidate, portraying him as a terrorist

“Last night, a flyer with the word “terrorist” above a picture of me appeared on car windshields in Hoboken. Of course, this is troubling, but I want to be clear: We won't let hate win in Hoboken. I want people to know that Hoboken is a welcoming community where my wife and I are proud to raise our two young children. No matter your religion, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation, you are welcome here in our City. As Mayor, I will work hard to make sure we keep it that way.

I want to use this incident as an opportunity to affirm to each other and our children the value of living in a diverse community where we are judged by the content of our character - not by the color of our skin or how we worship. At this time in our nation’s history when we have a President who seeks to divide us, it is critical that we come together as a community and stand up for American values.”

With thanks: Pix11:  LINK : for detailed news report
Pic with thanks: Ravinder Singh Bhalla Twitter Account @RaviBhalla

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