Eric Adams, president of Brooklyn and mayoral candidate of New York city, arrived at the Al-Mamoor Jamaica Muslim Center in the Queens area, met to Muslim community and expressed solidarity over Ontario incident.
While addressing to the demonstrators, Eric Adams said that “I see nothing more than humanity and there is no room for discrimination or hatred on the basis of religion, nationality, color or race.”
The demonstration was also attended by other New York State Assembly members Jennifer Raj Kumar and other US officials. Participants also held placards in respond to prevent hate speech against Muslims. It is to be noted that Eric Adams has always stood with Muslims against hate crimes. He is the first New York City mayoral candidate to condemn the incident in Canada.