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CAIR Condemns Distribution of Racist KKK Propaganda in Virginia 

(WASHINGTON D.C., 10/19/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the distribution of racist Ku Klux Klan (KKK) propaganda in Virginia’s Henrico County Fairfield and Varina districts. Police received reports of suspicious packages in the districts containing the flyers. 

SEE: KKK flyers distributed in Fairfield, Varina districts 

https://www.henricocitizen.com/articles/kkk-flyers-distributed-in-fairfield-varina-districts/

“The ongoing promotion of racism and white supremacy in Virginia and nationwide must be condemned by all Americans who value justice and national unity,” said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper. 

Hooper noted that CAIR recently called for action to protect a family from racist harassment in Virginia. 

He said the American Muslim community and CAIR stand in solidarity with all those challenging anti-Black racism, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, white supremacy, and other forms of bigotry.   

SEE: CAIR Addresses Racist Incidents in Virginia and North Carolina, Welcomes Dropping of Confederate Street Name in Alabama  

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CONTACT: CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, 404-285-9530, e-Mitchell@cair.com; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com    

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