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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Launches COVID-19 Pandemic Info Portal for American Muslims

Site offers vital information community needs in facing growing national coronavirus crisis (WASHINGTON, DC., 4/3/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today launched an online information portal offering vital information on the growing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on American Muslims and the entire society. CAIR’s “Newsroom” portal features real-time statistics on the pandemic, as well as sections on:   Just the Facts – Featuring news updates and

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR April Update: Most State Primaries Postponed, Many Will Rely on Mail-In Voting – #MuslimsVote

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/3/20) – In light of the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, many states have postponed their primary elections or are transitioning to a vote-by-mail alternative. Since last week, several more states have changed their election deadlines. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is encouraging all Americans, including Muslims, to responsibly practice social distancing and participate in state primary elections by taking advantage of – where possible – early voting

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Ayan Ajeen

COMMUNITY ADVISORY TONIGHT: CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Discuss ‘The American Ummah Before and After CORONA’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 4/3/20) – This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host another live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 8 p.m. (ET) on Facebook. GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational Tonight’s program is themed “The American Ummah Before and After CORONA” with guests:  Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Director of Research Dalia Mogahed CAIR-Houston Communications and Program Coordinator Ambreen Hernandez as guest co-host Tonight’s program will be a Conversation and Q&A with Dalia

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-Kentucky Calls for Removal of Confederate Flag Flying Outside Courthouse

(LEXINGTON, KY, 4/3/20) – The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kentucky), a chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called for the removal of a Confederate flag outside of the Marshall County courthouse in Western Kentucky. Marshall County Judge-Executive reportedly approved the flag’s installation, citing the past presence of other monuments and flag poles on the courthouse lawn.  SEE: Confederate flag raised outside Kentucky county courthouse sparks debate https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2020/04/02/marshall-county-kentucky-courthouse-displays-confederate-flag/5102981002/ In a

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR Condemns Racist Harassment of Asian-American Doctor in Indiana

(WASHINGTON, DC., 4/2/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the alleged racist harassment of a Kentucky-born physician of Korean descent who said he was kicked out of a gas station in Martinsville, Ind., apparently because of his race and fears over COVID-19. The doctor said an employee at the station yelled at him and prevented him from coming inside. A gas station employee reportedly told police that the

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Ayan Ajeen

COMMUNITY ADVISORY TONIGHT: CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Discuss ‘COVID, Inequality, and Social Justice: The Untold Story’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 4/2/20) – This evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host another live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 8 p.m. (ET) on Facebook. GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational Tonight’s program is themed “COVID, Inequality, and Social Justice: The Untold Story” with guests:  Pillars Fund Strategy & Partnerships Managing Director Kalia Abiade CAIR-San Francisco Executive Director Zahra Billoo CAIR National Director of Government Affairs Robert McCaw  Our guests will be discussing the stimulus

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