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Ayan Ajeen

Action Alert: Sign Up to Join CAIR’s ‘Social Justice Book Club’ for Maryland Muslim Communities

(BALTIMORE, MD, 6/30/20) – The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging Maryland Muslims to sign up and become a member of its newly launched ‘Social Justice Book Club’ in the state.  SEE: Link to Register to Become a Member of CAIR’s Social Justice Book Club  https://bit.ly/justicebookclub JULY 2020 BOOK SELECTION  Title: ‘How to Be an Anti-Racist’ Author: Ibram X. Kendi  “As Muslims, our faith teaches us to constantly seek knowledge and

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Launches New 2020 Muslims.Vote Election Website, Urges Muslims to Vote by Mail, Question Candidates on Community Issues

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/30/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today launched its new 2020 election and voter mobilization website: Muslims.Vote GO TO: https://muslims.vote/ The website is part of CAIR’s annual non-partisan “Muslims Vote” campaign designed to empower American Muslims by increasing their political capacity and presence in the 2020 General Election. CAIR estimates there are well over 1 million registered American Muslim voters in the United States, with large

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Sacramento Valley Condemns Tracy School Official’s Post Threatening Violence

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 6/29/20) – The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today condemned a recent social media comment by a Tracy school district official threatening violence. READ: School superintendent faces backlash over social media post (Tracy Press) READ: Parents Call For Removal Of Tracy Superintendent Who Posted Threats To Protestors (209 Times) New Jerusalem Superintendent David Thoming and his wife are facing a backlash over recent Facebook posts. Thoming’s wife shared a meme on her

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR-Minnesota Calls on Stillwater Officials to Ensure Safety of Minorities After Biker Harassment of Muslim Mother and Child

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/29/20) – The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) today called on public and law enforcement officials in Stillwater, Minn., to take concrete actions to ensure the safety of members of the Muslim and other minority communities after bikers allegedly harassed and intimidated a Muslim mother and her child. Stillwater police are investigating the incident in which the Muslim mother and her four-year-old daughter were reportedly intimidated by a motorcycle

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Ayan Ajeen

Election Advisory: CAIR Reminds Muslims in CO, OK, UT to Vote Tomorrow

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/29/2020) – 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 Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah to safely participate in their respective state primaries scheduled to take place tomorrow. Voting by mail where possible is strongly encouraged. All three elections are state not presidential primary elections. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON YOUR STATE’S PRIMARY ELECTION DATE, CLICK HERE. FOR MORE

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Ibrahim Hooper

CAIR Welcomes Vote to Remove Confederate Symbol from Mississippi Flag, Urges Governor to Sign Bill

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/29/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed votes by the Mississippi legislature to remove the Confederate emblem from that state’s flag. The bill to remove the Confederate symbol passed the state Senate 37-14 and the state House with a vote of 84-35. The governor has indicated that he will sign the bill. SEE: What we know, and what’s next, for the

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