拜登(Biden)司法部民权党议员为有争议的前三月领袖辩护

拜登(Biden)司法部民权党议员为有争议的前三月领袖辩护

Kristen Clarke, 当选总统 乔·拜登‘s choice to run the 司法部‘s Civil Rights Division, is defending her decision to support a former leader of the Women’s March who was accused of anti-Semitism.

Clarke’s name appeared on a 2019 请愿 supporting Tamika Mallory, former co-chair of the Women’s March. Mallory helped organize a mass mobilization in response to President Trump’s 2016 election but later stepped down amid accusations of anti-Semitic remarks and associations.

Mallory was accused by a former member of the Women’s March of saying that White Jewish people needed to address their roles in perpetuating racism.

She also came under scrutiny for attending a Louis Farrakhan event and referring to him as theGOAT” 要么 “greatest of all time.Farrakhan is the leader of the Nation of Islam.

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Former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile was also a signee.

Fox News reached out to Clarke, the president of Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, an advocacy group, for comment and was referred to an exclusive interview with The Forward, where Clarke said that while she denounced anti-Semitism, she also denounced the marginalization of women of color.

The marginalization of women of color is a threat to disrupt democracy, and what led me to join that letter was a grave concern about seeing another woman of color marginalized and silenced. Let me be clear, I denounce anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it shows up,” Clarke told the publication.

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以前由福克斯新闻报道, Clarke made controversial comments about race in a 1994 信件 to the Harvard Crimson, where she cited links between differing melanin levels among Black and White populations to describe cultural differences.

Clarke acknowledged at the time that the theory wasnot necessarily something she believed.

The Melanin Theoryis not necessarily something we believe, but some information we think those pursuing a true understanding of The Bell Curve should either address, ignore or refute,” Clarke reportedly 说过. The Bell Curve was a controversial 1994 book by Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray that included commentary on the relationship between race and IQ.

She also came under scrutiny for hosting an on-campus discussion with Prof. Tony Martin, who authored the bookThe Jewish Onslaught.Martin’s speech was anti-Semitic, and Clarke has since acknowledged that it was a错误to invite him to Harvard for the speech.

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