NY Democrats, Republicans Alike Decry CUNY Grad’s ‘Hate-Filled’ Commencement Speech

  • New City Democrat Mayor Eric Adams is among the latest to decry a CUNY law school graduate’s “hate-filled” commencement speech.
  • The mayor also said Wednesday that he’d have denounced the comments on stage had he heard them.
  • The comments were made May 12 by law grad Fatima Mousa Mohammed.
  • Adams was at the public college’s commencement ceremony but left before the comments were made.
  • Mohammed called for a “revolution” to rid the legal system of “white supremacy” while ripping the NYPD and claiming Israel carries out “indiscriminate” murder.
  • Meanwhile, state GOP lawmaker are calling for CUNY to be defunded over the incident.
  • Republican state legislators on Thursday demanded Democrat Gov. Kathy Hochul withhold taxpayer funds from any City University of New York campus that allows incendiary rhetoric at school-sponsored events.
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