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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Concerned by Removal of Anti-Racist Sign from Wisconsin Library

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/28/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expressed concern about the removal of an anti-racist sign from in front of a public library in Whitefish Bay, Wisc. SEE: Removal of Whitefish Bay Library Sign on Systemic Racism Draws Protest  https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/northshore/2021/07/28/whitefish-bay-residents-and-and-social-justice-group-protest-removal-sign-addressing-systematic-raci/5397628001/ The sign, which read “Whitefish Bay will be a welcoming community that recognizes systemic racism, and actively works to address and dismantle

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Calls for Review of Bias Cases Impacted by Alaska Assistant AG Who Left Job After Reportedly Posting Racist, Anti-Semitic Tweets

(WASHINGTON D.C., 7/28/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Alaska Attorney General Treg R. Taylor to review any case involving racial or religious discrimination impacted by an outgoing Alaska assistant attorney general who reportedly posted a series of racist and anti-Semitic messages on Twitter. It is not clear whether that official resigned or was fired.  SEE: Assistant Alaska attorney general investigated for racist social

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Condemns Racist Stickers Posted in and Around Mexican Restaurants in North Carolina

(WASHINGTON, D.C. 7/28/21) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the posting of racist stickers in and around two Mexican restaurants in North Carolina. SEE: Police: Man placed racist stickers at Mexican restaurants in Cary  https://www.witn.com/2021/07/28/police-man-placed-racist-stickers-mexican-restaurants-cary/ Cary man charged with placing racist stickers at Mexican restaurants https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/crime/article253059248.html On Monday, Cary, N.C., police arrested a 60-year-old man after he posted stickers reading “I love White

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Welcomes Conviction of Man Who Posted Neo-Nazi Materials at Nebraska Synagogue

(WASHINGTON D.C., 7/27/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the conviction of a man who posted neo-Nazi stickers outside an Omaha synagogue. Jonathan Ziegler was found guilty of a hate crime and damaging property for the April vandalism at Temple Israel. SEE: Man convicted of hate crime against Omaha synagogue on probation https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/man-convicted-of-hate-crime-against-omaha-synagogue-on-probation Omaha man fined, on probation for posting neo-Nazi stickers near

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-NY Condemns 3rd in Series of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in Queens, Urges Anyone with Info to Call Police

(NEW YORK, N.Y., 7/27/2021) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned another anti-Muslim attack in Queens. The attack was the third in a series of anti-Muslim attacks carried out by the same alleged aggressor.   On July 25, the suspect harassed a 38-year-old Muslim woman on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect made several anti-Muslim remarks and pulled a knife on the woman.  SEE: NYPD: Man Suspected in 3rd Anti-Muslim Hate

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Ibrahim Hooper

Challenging Systemic Racism: CAIR Supports Removal of Confederate Monument in Tenn., Welcomes Del. Lawmaker Not Seeking Reelection After Anti-Asian Slur, Condemns N.C. Car Dealership’s Racist Post

(WASHINGTON D.C., 7/27/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today supported the removal of a Confederate monument in Collierville, Tenn., welcomed the decision of a Delaware House member not to seek reelection after using an anti-Asian racial slur and condemned a North Carolina car dealership after a racist Facebook post by the company targeting a Black customer. SEE: Will Confederate Marker in Collierville’s Town Square

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