Sanders rallies in Detroit area -- backed by Arab American community leaders

Sanders rallies in Detroit area -- backed by Arab American community leaders
Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

DEARBORN, Mich. — After packing the TCF Center in downtown Detroit Friday night, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders jumped to Dearborn Saturday morning, speaking to its large Arab American and Muslim community.About 900 people, according to Dearborn police, packed into the gymnasium of Salina Intermediate School on Dearborn’s south end, where traditional Arab dancers and musicians hyped the crowd before Sanders’ half-hour speech.Before introducing Sanders, Palestinian American comedian and activist Amer Zahr reflected on the man who waved a Nazi flag at the Jewish candidate’s rally in Philadelphia Thurs...


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