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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Action Alert: Urge U.S. Government to Condemn India’s Anti-Muslim Law, Violence Against Muslims

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/27/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on all Americans to urge the U.S. government to strongly condemn Indian Prime Minister Modi’s right-wing, Hindu nationalist government for failing to protect Indian Muslims and their houses of worship from mob violence being directed by Modi government supporters. TAKE ACTION: URGE THE U.S. CONGRESS, WHITE HOUSE & STATE DEPARTMENT TO CONDEMN INDIA’S PERSECUTION OF MUSLIMS https://www.votervoice.net/CAIR/campaigns/71846/respond

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Ibrahim Hooper

GOOD NEWS ALERT: CAIR Welcomes Resignation of Louisiana Judge Who Used ‘N-Word’ in Texts About Government Employees

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/27/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the resignation of a Louisiana judge who used the “N-Word” in texts referring to government employees. Those text messages showed 23rd Judicial District Judge Jessie LeBlanc using the racist term while referring to an African-American deputy and law clerk. Earlier this week, CAIR called for LeBlanc’s resignation. SEE: CAIR Calls for Resignation of Louisiana

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Welcomes House Passing Anti-Lynching Bill in Honor of Emmett Till

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/27/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the House of Representatives approving legislation labeling lynching as a hate crime under federal law in honor of lynching victim Emmett Till, an African-American teen whose 1955 murder propelled the Civil Rights Movement. It is expected that President Trump will sign the bill, which would label lynching as a federal hate crime punishable by “up

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-LA Calls for Cancellation of Anti-Islam Class Taught on Cal State San Bernardino Satellite Campus

(LOS ANGELES, CA – 2/26/2020) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today decried an anti-Islam course taught at the Palm Desert campus of Cal State San Bernardino (CSUSB) and called for university administration to cancel the course and issue an apology. The course, titled “History of Islam: Mohammed to ISIS,” is being taught by Edward Kodinsky, Ph.D. on the university campus through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). According

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-San Diego Denounces Bigoted Social Media Post by County Employee

(SAN DIEGO, CA 2/26/2020) – The San Diego office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SD) today denounced a series of Islamophobic and bigoted social media posts targeting Muslims, African Americans, immigrants, Latinos and people seeking government assistance. According to the Los Angeles Times, the posts were made between 2016 and 2020 via Facebook by Dwight Flesher, a housing specialist with San Diego County’s Housing and Community Development Services Department. Among his posts were: An image

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Ayan Ajeen

CAIR Action Alert: Participate in ‘Muslims in America Policy Poll’ – #MyMuslimVote

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/26/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is partnering with Mpower Change, Emgage USA, Poligon, and JETPAC to hear directly from American Muslims about the policy issues they care most about in the crucial 2020 election year. Results of the poll will help diverse Muslim communities form a cohesive platform that will inform candidates and elected officials. Please fill out the quick survey below to help us be better equipped in advocating for the

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