Biden includes faith leaders in summit’s charge to ‘rise together against hate’

by Adele M. Banks

“There’s a throughline of hate, from massacres of Indigenous people to the original sin of slavery, terror of the (Ku Klux) Klan, anti-immigration violence against the Irish, Italians, Chinese, Mexicans — so many others laced through our history,” he said in an address at a daylong event called United We Stand.

“There’s a throughline of violence against religious groups — antisemitic, anti-Catholic, anti-Mormon, anti-Muslim, anti-Hindu, anti-Sikh.”