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"I reject discrimination against Muslim Americans," 55-year-old Obama said in his farewell speech in Chicago.
Many hailed Obama for delivering a speech that asked the Americans to reject the 'politics of hate' and make the country great by being 'inclusive'.
"Wow. Obama's rejection of Muslim discrimination got the loudest ovation & appluase of the night. Muslim parents: make sure ur kids know that," said a Twitter post.
Wow. Obama's rejection of Muslim discrimination got the loudest ovation & appluase of the night. Muslim parents: make sure ur kids know that— sana amanat (@MiniB622) January 11, 2017
At a time, when the world is witnessing the rise of Islamophobia, the message from Obama will go a long way in assuring the Muslim community that they too are a part of the great American democracy.
Obama also asked his fellow citizens to stay away from anti-immigrant, anti-women and anti-gay sentiments.