Rejecting hate speech in Pepin, WI

WE ARE MANY – United Against Hate were shocked to learn
about the racist sign placed at the entrance to a coffee shop in
the western Wisconsin village of Pepin (as reported here). The message of “Go Back Mexican”, aimed at the owner of the coffee shop,represents the kind of hate that demands a response.

Yesterday we released this press release standing in solidarity with the community of Pepin.

Press Release 3-30-2017

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