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CAIR Condemns Racist Materials Posted in Rhode Island

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/19/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today joined community leaders in condemning racist materials recently posted in Warren, R.I.

Some 90 people gathered in front of the Warren Town Hall on Sunday to protest the stickers promoting KKK and white supremacist propaganda.

SEE: Warren protests against white supremacy stickers posted in their community

https://upriseri.com/warren-protests-against-white-supremacy-stickers-posted-in-their-communit

Peaceful rally in Warren after racist symbols posted around town

https://turnto10.com/news/local/peaceful-rally-in-warren-after-racial-symbols-posted-around-town

“We condemn this campaign to promote white supremacy and racism, and we join in solidarity with all those who are taking a principled stand against hate in Rhode Island and nationwide,” said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper.

He noted that last week, CAIR condemned the targeting of a Sandpoint, Idaho, couple by white supremacist propaganda.

SEE: CAIR Condemns Targeting of Idaho Couple by White Supremacist Propaganda

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

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CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.   

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.   

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CONTACT: 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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