One of the organizers of the Women’s March is under attack this morning, following reports from conservative news sites like The Daily Caller that accused her of having ties to terrorists. Linda Sarsour, a Muslim-American woman, has been an activist for decades and is widely respected for her dedication to progressive causes.
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People have already rallied around her this morning, tweeting #IMarchWithLinda to share their support.
And Sarsour took to Facebook to ask for “extra prayers” following the harassment.
“The opposition cannot fathom to see a Palestinian Muslim American woman that resonates with the masses,” she wrote. “Someone whose track record is clear and has always stood up for the most marginalized. They have a coordinated attack campaign against me and it’s vicious and ugly. It’s not the first time, but it’s definitely more intense.”