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After overnight fire at New Tampa mosque, Buckhorn calls for unity

By KATE BRADSHAW, For CL Tampa , On 27 February 2017, Read Original

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Hundreds of parishioners of the Islamic Society of New Tampa who went to bed expecting to attend Friday prayer at the Morris Bridge Road mosque the following day woke up with no place to pray.

Their mosque had burned overnight, and though investigators have yet to find a suspect, those wary of hate groups point to an ongoing rash of crimes targeting specific religions groups (like this one) and non-whites (like this one) that appears to have sprung up alongside the rise of Donald Trump and the xenophobia with which he is associated.