CAIR Co-Sponsors Md. Tribute to Malcolm X on His 90th Birthday

‎(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.

WHO: Caucus of African American Leaders, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Concerned Muslims of Maryland WHAT: Tribute to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz - Malcolm X WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 6 p.m. WHERE: Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville Street, Annapolis, Md. 21401 COST: FREE CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Zainab Chaudry, 410-971-6062,

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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CONTACT: CAIR Maryland Outreach Manager Zainab Chaudry,, 410-971-6062

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