(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/14/15) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that it is co-sponsoring a tribute to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) on what would have been his 90th birthday on Tuesday, May 19th.
The event, billed as one of the largest celebrations of the legacy of Malcolm X in the Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia area, will highlight his contributions to the civil rights movement. Several speakers will remember the iconic civil rights legend on what would have been his 90th birthday.
CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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(DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX, 4/23/15) - The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today announced the First Annual Open Mosque Day to be held Saturday, April 25. This event is a multi-organization effort to provide an opportunity for North Texans to visit local mosques and to get to know their Muslim neighbors.
(ANAHEIM, C.A. 4/22/2015) - The Greater Los Angeles area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a decision by an Orange County high school to stop distributing academic materials that provided inaccurate information about Islam and the decision of the publishing company to produce updated, accurate materials.
(CLEVELAND, OH, 4/14/15) -- On Sunday May 3, the Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OHIO) will hold its 13th Annual Civil Rights Banquet, with the theme "Rooted in Faith: Growing Through Service," at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Independence.
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/10/15) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said its first Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) in Annapolis, Md., was a success.