#MuslimLivesMatter & An Assault On Free Speech

Internet trolls have spewed a tremendous amount of vile hate at me since I began participating in the #BlackLivesMatter movement after the murders of Eric Garner and Mike Brown, but none of it has been so openly hateful of an entire group of people as what I experienced during the #MuslimLivesMatter demonstrations over the weekend.

After three Muslim Americans were murdered in North Carolina last week and an Islamic Community Center was torched in Texas, people took to the internet and the streets to demand an end to Islamaphobia in the press, investigations of both tragedies as terrorism, and a serious examination of anti-Muslim hate speech for inciting violence: