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Efforts Continue to Stop Hate Speech in TX

By: Nobar Elmi, National Iranian American Council (NIAC)

Washington, DC - On Friday, November 4, NIAC issued a press release calling for TX restaurant owner, Mr. John Nonmacher, to take down the racist and violent depiction of what is a group of cowboys donning “Iranians Suck” t-shirts while lynching an Iranian on a poster at his restaurant.

To date, the poster is still being displayed in the restaurant. In order to continue our efforts to show that hate speech and discrimination - whether it be against our or any other community - will not be tolerated, an invitation for dialogue was sent to Mr. Nonmacher. (To read the letter in its entierty, click on the image below.)

While this is an isolated incident at a small restaurant in Katy, Texas, it's imperative that we take a stand now in order to prevent future and potentially larger incidents of hate and discrimination from occuring.

Read the Letter

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