When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Maine earlier this year, he gave a speech in which he made the following characterization of Lewiston, the most prominent home of Somali immigrants in the state: “We’ve just seen many, many crimes getting worse all the time, and
Last night, Irregular Times writer Rowan visited “Little Mogadishu,” the neighborhood in Minneapolis, MN with the greatest density of Somali immigrants in the United States. Rowan wanted to see what all the fuss was about, given racists’ declaration that the place must be some hotbed
Is the Little Mogadishu Really the Epicenter of Crime in Minneapolis? Crime Reports Say Absolutely Not.
I encourage you to visit the comments sections for a variety of articles at Irregular Times regarding Muslim immigrants to America from Somalia (see here, here and here for some examples). In those comments, you can find visitors eager to spread anecdotal claims that crime