Muliculturalism

French burkini ban perfect example of how not to fight racism

By all accounts, the prohibition has simply emboldened hate-mongers to become more vocal and potentially violent.

By cracking down on burkinis, like the one shown here, French authorities are adding to racial tensions, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph by Giorgio Montersino

By SHEILA COPPS

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 12:00 AM

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