(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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