Al Sharpton-Affiliated Activist: Middle Easterner Immigrants 'Rape Our Community' and 'Need to Go Back to Their Country'
By The Guardian,April 08, 2017
civil-rights activist affiliated with Al Sharpton’s nonprofit is under
fire after making racist comments about Middle Easterners.
controversy began when James Johnson, president of the Charleston,
South Carolina chapter of National Action Network, held a March 29 news
conference responding to video footage that shows local store employees
beating a man they said tried to steal from their store.
a 10-mile radius, we have 34 Arab or foreign stores within our
community,” Johnson said. “We’re not going to allow them to rape our
community anymore. …They need to go back to their country, where their
laws are different for from our laws.”