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CAIR-DFW to Join Dallas Rally for Black Lives Matter

(DALLAS, TX, 6/14/200) – Later today, the Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Dallas Fort-Worth (CAIR-TX DFW) will join the Tarrant county Muslim community, the Palestinian-American Community, and the Arlington Ministerial Association at a peaceful rally and press conference in support of the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement.

WHAT: Rally for Black Lives Matter

WHERE: Kroger Parking Lot, 5701 W Pleasant Ridge Rd, Arlington, Texas

WHEN: Sunday, June 14, 5:30 P.M.

CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Outreach Consultant Mustafaa Carroll, (832)594-1042, mustafaa.carroll@cairdfw.org; Morjan Altaweel, (817) 800-4804

The rally will include a peaceful protest. Various faith leaders will give speeches to stand in solidarity and call for meaningful police reforms.

“Only when people of all faiths and backgrounds unite together and demand change will we see that change,” said Mustafaa Carroll, outreach consultant with CAIR-DFW. “This is a generational battle for justice and equality. We want the community in Arlington to know that black lives matter and the status quo cannot continue.”

“The struggle against racism in our nation is a struggle that all of us must support,” said Morjan Altaweel, an organizer for the rally. “We are here to say that we stand with our brothers and sisters in the African American community against Police brutality and we want our elected officials to take meaningful steps to address this crisis.”

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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-DFW Outreach Consultant Mustafaa Carroll, (832)594-1042, mustafaa.carroll@cairdfw.org

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