Hillary presented ‘Mala Cap’ during campaign visit to South Asian community in NY’s Jackson Heights


NEW YORK, April 12 (APP): Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton visited Jackson Heights section of Queens, a borough of New York City, where she met with representatives of a culturally diverse group—Pakistanis, Indians, Bangladeshis and Nepalis who apprised her of issues of concern to their communities.

Congressman Joe Crowley, who accompanied Mrs. Clinton, told reporters that some of representatives said they personally encountered racism, Islamophobia and hate while here, and expressed fear about the similarity in the rhetoric perpetuated by Republican candidate Donald Trump, who is from Jamaica Estates, Queens.

Mrs Clinton was delighted to meet with Fatima Baryab Saleh, a young Pakistani American girl who presented her with a Swati cap that she named after Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Laureate.