Let's talk about Trump

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

The Oak Park Regional Housing Center is holding a community conversation on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., to discuss the results of the presidential election.

"2016 is a cataclysmic year for America. On Nov. 9, we woke to a divided world where hate and fear speak louder than love and peace," a flier for the event reads. "What does the election of a president who has been comfortable with support from racists, xenophobes, Islamophobes, anti-Semites and misogynists mean?"

The talk aims to encourage unity and to "affirm and strengthen one another and the principles that form the bedrock of this community."

Email: tim@oakpark.com

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Scott Redgate  

Posted: November 16th, 2016 6:26 AM

Let's hope the discussion tells everyone to not pre-judge the President-Elect, indict him based on radical followers nor sterotype him based on his gender, race or socioeconomic status. Or perhaps that is an outline of the "community conversation?" We gave Obama a chance despite his embracing Reverend Wright, affection and support by William Ayers and lack of leadership experience. Rather than having another hand wringing Trump bash fest, spend time to move forward.

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