The city’s most notorious demagogues, bigots and Jew-haters came out to support pro-terror BDS leader and proud antisemite Linda Sarsour. It was a small group, but very influential in hard-left radical circles, nonetheless. They mean to bully CUNY into keeping the egregious invitation by a Muslim dean to Sarsour to keynote a Commencement address.
May 8, 2017. NYC City Hall – 11 am. An hour of long-winded and impassioned support for the sainted, Linda Sarsour.
Fists held high and repetitious chants supporting Linda were interjected after many speeches.
BUT, it was not just about LINDA. Tamika Mallory (and another leader of the January Women’s March) both made note that a larger nation-wide campaign was coinciding with #I Stand With Linda
Excerpts from Tamika in video:“people are trying to get Linda Sarsour killed. They won’t stop til that happens. This idea that Linda has SAID things. Whether or not she supports Sharia. Part of her faith. But, we support Christianity that that says that GAYS should be blown Up
We don’t just stand with Linda we stand in front of Linda. Time to speak up on behalf of our sister. You can’t terrorize our sister and then call her a terrorist. ‘
A brief Flicker slide show
Since the speakers were many, I decided to grab excerpts in one video. What resonates: there is nothing Linda has said that should be criticized. She is above reproach. “If you don’t know Linda, you have no right to criticize her. She is a role model for all women. Beloved. Respected. Protected. LOVE Trumps HATE.”
Video excerpted speakers:
CUNY appears to be holding firm on this egregious decision.
A Muslim woman (LINDA SARSOUR) who has referred to “Zionist trolls” and lauded the “courage” of of rock-throwing Palestinians will deliver this year’s keynote address at the commencement ceremony of a New York City university.
Linda Sarsour is listed as a featured speaker for the June 1, 2017, graduation at CUNY’s Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, according to the school’s website.
We are excited to announce that our inaugural commencement ceremony will feature three powerful public health and social justice leaders:
Honorary Doctor of Science
Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science in Public Health degree in recognition of her leadership of ThriveNYC, the most comprehensive mental health plan of any city or state in the nation.
Champion of Public Health Award
Mary Bassett, Commissioner of the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will receive the Champion of Public Health award for her transformational work addressing population health in New York City.
Linda Sarsour, co-organizer of the National Women’s March and former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York, will deliver the keynote address.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, says it is “nuts” that a taxpayer-funded institution like CUNY would invite a supporter of Shariah law to speak, CBS New York reported.
“She is someone who associates with radical Islamists; supports them; shows support for them. She is someone who has said, clearly, she thinks throwing rocks at cars in Israel is a good thing,” Hikind told the station. “I mean, it’s just nuts. It makes no sense. It’s crazy to have this woman be the person who’s going to speak to the students.”
Linda Sarsour … daughter of “Palestinian” immigrants and DARLING of the LEFT
… has said in her Tweets, referring to “Zionist trolls” and states (that ) “Nothing is creepier than Zionism.” She SUPPORTS Violence!
Sarsour’s anti-Israel tweets include a photo of a young Palestinian boy with a rock in each hand. It is captioned: “The definition of courage. #Palestine”
CUNY. Stop this Madness. Say NO to Sarsour!
The Protest is ON. Outside the CUNY mid-town offices – Be THERE to protest terror and hate at CUNY– this will not stand.
MAY 25, THURSDAY – 12 PM TO 2 PM – 217 EAST 42ND STREET
DATE CHANGE DUE TO JEWISH HOLIDAY.
Speakers include: Assemblyman Dov Hikind, 48th Assembly District
John Guandolo, Counter Terror Expert, Founder of UnderstandingTheThreat.com.
Lauri B. Regan, Endowment for Middle East Truth and National Women’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition
David Wood, Acts 17 Apologetics
CUNY has invited a pro-terror, pro-shariia, antisemite to give the keynote commencement address. And they will not reconsider. Universities have disinvited Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Nonie Darwish, Ann Coulter, Milos, legions of conservative thinkers and voices in defense of freedom, but a vicious, pro-sharia, Jew hater they will defend to the death and that is it right there. They fear jihad. They fear Islamic supremacists. They know no harm with come to them if they smear, defame, libel or cancel us. They know we don’t destroy, maim, behead like Sarsour supporters and their violent running dogs on the left.
++ Pictures and video Property of Pamela Hall ++