Minority groups working to asses reality of Trump presidency

Ayesha Chaudhry, a UBC professor of Islamic studies and gender studies, was interviewed on News 1130 about the implications of Donald Trump’s win for minorities.

She said Trump’s hateful rhetoric was not surprising but saddening.

“It was deeply, deeply depressing to see that tens-of-millions of people, over 50-million people, left their homes to vote for this person who had made a campaign based on hateful conversations about and hateful remarks about undocumented immigrants, about Mexicans, about Muslims, about women, about torture and about restricting freedom of expression and against journalists,” she said.