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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Joins Coalition of 60+ Maryland Groups Calling on Lawmakers to Support Meaningful Police Reforms

(BALTIMORE, MD, 6/22/20) – The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has joined the ACLU Of Maryland and a diverse coalition of more than 60 organizations in the state calling on state lawmakers to commit to supporting meaningful police reform, accountability and policy changes as a critical solution to racial injustices disproportionately impacting communities of color.  SEE: Link to Sign-On Letter  Https://bit.ly/MDPoliceReform “Moving beyond protests, substantial policy reform and structural change is the

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR Condemns Hate Incident Targeting NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/22/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest American Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned an apparent anti-Black hate incident targeting African-American NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace. A noose was found in the Wallace’s garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Ala., on Sunday.  Two weeks ago, Wallace, who is NASCAR’s only black driver, successfully led an effort to ban the Confederate flag at NASCAR tracks and facilities. NASCAR reported

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Ibrahim Hooper

Election Advisory: CAIR Reminds Muslims in KY, MS, NY, NC, SC, VA to Vote Tomorrow

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/22/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging all eligible Muslim voters in the states of Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia to safely participate in the upcoming elections on June 23rd. Voting by mail where possible is strongly encouraged. Presidential primary elections will be held in Kentucky and New York. State primary elections will be held in

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-NY Condemns Islamophobic Post by Rockaway Community Board Member, Calls for His Resignation

(NEW YORK, N.Y. 6/22/2020) – 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 the Islamophobic Facebook post of Rockaway Community Board 14 member Eddy Pastore and called for his resignation. Posted Saturday, Pastore’s comments suggest that the candidate for Democratic District Leader Tory Schnupp has alternative motives due to her Middle Eastern origins and family relations. Pastore’s language exploited and raised racist

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR to Launch ‘CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour’ Community Conversations and CAIR Updates

(WASHINGTON, DC., 6/22/20) – Tomorrow the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will launch its 30-minute “CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour” live every Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube. This program is a transition from the former daily live program, “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR.” Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational YouTube Live GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv “Through this online program, CAIR will continue to serve the community by providing an

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR-MA Offers Reward for Info on Islamophobic Vandalism in Revere

Vandal spray paints Nazi swastikas on Muslim woman’s car; “white power” on street  (BOSTON, MA, 6/22/20) – The Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MA) today offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who spray painted Nazi swastikas on all four sides of a Muslim woman’s car.  The vandalism was discovered in the early morning hours of June 11.  Police officers responding to the scene also

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