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Coachella Valley youth reject Islamaphobia

In December, a mosque in Coachella was reportedly targeted by a firebomb. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime. Meanwhile, Coachella Unincorporated youth reporters denounced Islamophobia and called for the community to stand in solidarity. “It’s just another case of demonizing and marginalizing a group of people. As a Chicano, I remember that it was not too long ago when my own parents were part of a group being demonized and marginalized.” Read more on Coachella Unincorporated.

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This entry was posted on February 15, 2016 by in Coachella Unincorporated, Print and tagged .

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