March 16, 2018
When Tamika Mallory attended an event hosted by the head of the Nation of Islam, notorious antisemite Louis Farrakhan, she exposed the Women’s March movement she co-chairs to a torrent of criticism. In their belated response, the leaders of the Women’s March distanced themselves from Farrakhan’s antisemitism, but declined to reject him outright. We talked with Adam Serwer, Senior Editor at The Atlantic on Farrakhan’s influence in the Black community, and the pitfalls he represents for the progressive leaders of the Women’s March.
*The views and opinions expressed by guests do not necessarily reflect the views or position of AJC.
Adam’s recent article on the Women’s March and Farrakhan: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/03/nation-of-islam/555332/
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