London's New Muslim Mayor Vows to Serve `Every Single Community'

May 7, 2016 12:50 PM

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London's New Muslim Mayor Vows to Serve `Every Single Community'

Sadiq Khan of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party took over as London’s first Muslim mayor on Saturday, facing down critics who used his religion against him by vowing to “represent every single community” in the capital.

Khan’s election is a challenge to the rise of anti-Muslim rhetoric by right-wing politicians including French National Front leader Marine Le Pen and presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who promises to ban Muslims from entering the country.

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