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Louis Farrakhan

Op-ed tried elevating Black women but didn't address Farrakhan's bigotry

There are plenty of examples of Farrakhan’s bigotry, and they are not hard to find.

By JONATHAN A. GREENBLATT/JTA
21/10/2020

New York Times criticized for positive op-ed on antisemite Louis Farrakhan

Farrakhan has been labeled an extremist by the Anti-Defamation League and numerous other groups for a slew of antisemitic comments made over the years.

20/10/2020
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan

YouTube removes Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam channel

YouTube said it removed the channel on Oct. 2, citing its policies against hate speech.

By BEN SALES/JTA
07/10/2020
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to residents during

Biden criticized by Jewish community for meeting with Farrakhan supporter

The Democratic presidential nominee met Jacob Blake Sr., who is the father of a black man who was shot by police, and whose antisemitic posts have emerged.

When celebrities, antisemitism and Israel collide

A quick review of comments made by predominantly black actors, athletes and musicians reveals that the time-tested tradition of blaming the Jews when things get tough has not gone out of style.

06/08/2020
Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica joins fellow rappers in tweeting antisemitic tirade

Electronica's tweets come in the same week as both Nick Cannon and Wiley were dropped by their management companies for claiming blacks are the true Jews.

THOUSANDS OF New Yorkers gather in Foley Square last week at the No Hate. No Fear. solidarity march

Vaccinating against the virus of antisemitism

Reaching out to others may help in fight against anti-Semitism, Wiesenthal Center official says

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
25/07/2020

Nick Cannon opens up to rabbi after making antisemitic comments

But Cannon did not directly disavow the antisemitic rhetoric of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
24/07/2020
Singer Madonna speaks to guests after receiving the Advocate for Change award

Madonna posts part of Louis Farrakhan's July 4th speech

It has yet to be made public as to whether Madonna posted the video aware of the ties to antisemitism, however, in the past Madonna has shown a strong affiliation with the Jewish people.

21/07/2020
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