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President Obama, come to Oak Creek – CNN.com

Just two weeks after the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, the victims and the killer are no longer the center of national discussion. Conversations that should have happened regarding white supremacy, racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia were swept under the rug. Meanwhile, the mainstream media failed to report the 8 Mosque Attacks in 11 days that have desecrated holy spaces and terrorized Muslim-Americans throughout the country. And while Ms. Obama will visit the families of the victims, President Obama has not yet done so. This article by Sikh-American Valarie Kaur outlines the consequences of his absence. To read full text, click here: President Obama, come to Oak Creek – CNN.com.

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