Incredible stupidity…


NYC Arabic-theme public school having rocky start

One of the city’s newest public schools is named for a poet who promoted peace and published his most famous work while living in New York, but there has been little peace for the Khalil Gibran International Academy.

[…] With a little more than a week remaining until the academic year starts, the school — announced in February as the city’s first to offer instruction in Arabic and in Arab culture — already has had to move once and replace a principal, both because of protests.

Critics have attacked the school, named for a Lebanese Christian, as a potential radical-Islamist training ground.

Supporters have been taken aback by the controversy. […]

Khalil Gibran. The author of The Prophet. A “Lebanese Christian”. And they are worried that the school named after him will be a terrorist training ground.

And the leaders of the opposition? The “Stop The Madrassa Coalition“, now represented by the ‘Thomas More Law Center, a national Christian public interest law firm.’

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