Report: Rep. Rashida Tlaib Penned Column for Anti-Semitic Farrakhan Publication in 2006

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 2/11/2019 | Mary Chastain
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As Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) continues with her anti-Semitism controversy, freelance journalist Jeryl Bier discovered more ties to anti-Semitism, this time from Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

Bier found an op-ed Tlaib wrote for The Final Call, a publication run by anti-Semitic Louis Farrakhan.

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In the article, Tlaib explained why America shouldn’t deport legal immigrants for minor criminal offenses. The article identified Tlaib as the “advocacy coordinator of the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) in Detroit.”

While it looks like it has no anti-Semitic language in it, it does show the connection between anti-Semitism and Tlaib. Bier could not find evidence that Farrakhan or The Final Call endorsed Tlaib and neither could I in a Google search.

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However, Bier found that Askia Muhammad, the man who took a picture of Farrakhan and President Barak Obama, wrote an article at The Final Call on Tlaib’s victory in November where he quoted Howard University Dr. Clarence Lusane:

Ms. Tlaib’s victory carries perhaps, the most significance. “She ran on a very progressive agenda. She didn’t bite her tongue, at all,” said Dr. Lusane. Hers “will be an important voice, not just because of her background, but because of the policies that she’s advocated, from increasing the minimum wage, and the peace agenda. It will be great, I think.

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“I would suspect that former Representative Conyers would actually be very happy that someone’s coming to take his place who really will represent not only the politics that he advocated for decades, but bring in that additional perspective and experience of being of Palestinian ancestry,” said Dr. Lusane.

Conyers was one of the many in Congress who had a relationship with Farrakhan.

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It’s the same newspaper Keith Ellison used to hand out.

Tlaib has only been in Congress a little over a month, but she came on with a bang by...
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