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CAIR-FL: African-American Islamic Heritage

(FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, 4/14/05) – Tomorrow night, the Florida office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-FL), in conjunction with the African-American Research Library, will present a seminar on “Exploring Islamic Culture within the African-American Community.”

WHEN: Friday, April 15 TIME: 6 PM

WHERE: African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL Tel: 954-625-2800 CAIR Board Member and professor at University of Kentucky Dr. Ihsan Bagby will discuss the history of African-American Muslims in America. Following the discussions there will Q&A and light refreshments. CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 31 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

To read CAIR’s Mission, Vision Statement and Core Principles, go to:

CONTACT: Altaf Ali, 954-298-8214,; Ahmed Bedier, 813-731-9506,


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