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Ismail Allison

CAIR-Houston Calls on Cy-Fairbanks ISD Trustee Scott Henry to Resign for Racist Remarks Targeting Black Teachers  

(HOUSTON, TX, 1/13/2022) — The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today called on Cypress-Fairbanks board of trustees member Scott Henry to resign after he made racist and inflammatory remarks targeting Black teachers and the Houston Independent School District.   In a board meeting on Monday, Henry questioned the need for more Black teachers and seemed to link Black educators to high drop-out rates in the district.  He stated: “Cy-Fair has what? 13% black teachers?”

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CAIR Calls on Indiana Legislature to Drop Bill Banning Anti-Racism Teaching 

(WASHINGTON D.C., 1/13/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Indiana House of Representatives to drop a bill that would ban anti-racism teaching.  House Bill 1134, authored by Republican State Rep. Tony Cook, seeks to ban the teaching of critical race theory (CRT) in schools. The bill passed the Indiana House Education Committee on an 8-5 vote. It now goes to the state’s

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CAIR-Missouri Condemns Proposed Bill Banning Anti-Racism Teaching   

(WASHINGTON D.C., 1/12/2022) – The Missouri chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Missouri), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today expresses deep concerns about a bill proposed by Missouri Republican lawmakers that would ban anti-racism teaching in schools.  The so-called “Parents’ Bill of Rights” seeks to ban the teaching of critical race theory (CRT) and possibly exempt students from vaccination requirements.    SEE: Missouri lawmakers revisit banning the teaching of racism in classrooms 

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Registration Opens for 2022 Virtual Maryland Muslim Lobby Day

(BALTIMORE, MD, 1/12/2022) – The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced today that registration has officially opened for the annual statewide Maryland Muslim Lobby Day on Feb. 15.  Note: The annual event will be held online again this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   The event, co-hosted by CAIR, the United Maryland Muslim Council, Prince George’s County Muslim Council, Montgomery County Muslim Council, Frederick County Muslim Council and other groups, is designed to

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BREAKING: CAIR to Release New Evidence Showing Anti-Muslim Hate Group Used Paid ‘Spies’ to Surveil Prominent Muslim Leaders, Groups for More Than a Decade 

Muslim civil rights group says a former IPT spy and a former IPT staffer have come forward to apologize, detail their roles in targeting Muslim community.  (WASHINGTON, D.C. – 1/12/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, plans to hold a press conference today to detail new evidence showing that an anti-Muslim hate group working with the Israeli government spent more than a decade and hundreds

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Ismail Allison

CAIR Calls on Alabama Lawmaker to Drop Membership in Group Honoring ‘Traitors’ 

(WASHINGTON D.C., 1/12/2022) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on Alabama State Representative Mike Holmes (R-District 31) to drop his membership in the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  In a video, Rep. Holmes explains his membership in the organization, saying his ancestors fought in the Confederate army because they felt their “way of life was being threatened.” He said none of his ancestors owned slaves.  

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