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Huffington Post (Alexandra Svokos) reports that conservative firebrand David Horowitz spoke at the University of North Carolina, and said (among other things) that "the Muslim Students Association and Students for Justice in Palestine are associated with terrorist organizations" and "intend to 'kill the Jews, to push them into the sea.'" Muslim students spoke out against those statements, and "began an online campaign called #NotSafeUNC to show how they have felt discriminated against on and around campus." The Huffington Post article also notes that UNC is near where three Muslim family members were recently killed.

What I found noteworthy, though, was the statement from Ibrahim Hooper, the spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations:

[Anti-Muslim speakers] create a hostile learning environment for Muslim and Arab-American students, and that's what they're designed to do. … They're designed to demonize Muslim and Arab students.


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