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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-LA Denounces Racist Graffiti Left After Break-in at Banquet Hall in Chino

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 5/29/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) denounced racist graffiti targeting people of Middle Eastern descent found after a banquet hall in Chino was broken into earlier this week. According KTLA/5, the burglary took place at about 9:45 p.m. on May 24 at The Grand Conquista, 13788 Roswell Ave., according to police and owner Ismaela Reyes. Security cameras captured images of a masked man

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Ayan Ajeen

Today: CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Discuss ‘Unpacking Issues with Amer Zahr’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 5/29/20) – Today, 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 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube. Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational YouTube Live GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv Today’s program is themed “Unpacking Issues with Amer Zahr”  From Minnesota to Michigan to Palestine today’s program will discuss police brutality, white supremacy, and the Palestinian occupation.  Amer Zahr is an Arab-American comedian,

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Minnesota Calls for Arrest of All Officers Involved in George Floyd Killing, Asks That No Bail Be Granted

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 5/29/20) – – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) today called for the arrest of all Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd. That demand came following the arrest of Derek Chauvin, the officer who was seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd. SEE: Former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin arrested by BCA in death of George Floyd In a statement, CAIR-MN Executive Director

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Calls on Minn. National Guard to Reject Trump’s ‘Racist and Illegal Threat,’ Encourages Suspension of President’s Twitter Account

TAKE ACTION: Demand Twitter Shut Down Trump’s Racist Account (WASHINGTON, DC – 5/29/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President Trump’s “racist threat of violence” against protesters, called for the suspension of both his and the White House’s Twitter accounts, and encouraged the Minnesota National Guard to affirm that it will disobey any unlawful orders to harm protesters. Amid protests and unrest in Minneapolis

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR Sacramento Valley Condemns Racist Incident Caught on Camera in Sacramento

(SACRAMENTO, 5/28/20) – The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today condemned a racist attack at a Sacramento woman’s residence that was caught on video surveillance. READ: Sacramento woman captures racial slur on home surveillance (KCRA) The victim’s home surveillance camera captured a woman running up to the victim’s front door and spitting on it twice, then returning to throw a package at the door and saying a racial slur. The woman then drives

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