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CAIR-Houston to Attend School Board Meeting on Anti-Muslim Teacher

CAIR-logo(HOUSTON, TEXAS, 12/3/14) — On Thursday, December 4, representatives of the Houston office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) will be available for media interviews prior to a Houston Independent School District board meeting on the possible resignation of anti-Muslim teacher Angela Box.

(TIME/LOCATION: 8 a.m., Board Auditorium, Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center, 4400 West 18th Street, Houston. CONTACT: CAIR-Houston Communications Coordinator Ruth Nasrullah, 713-838-2247 (office), 713-585-6314 (cell), rnasrullah@cair.com; CAIR-Houston Executive Director Mustafaa Carroll, 832-549-1042 (cell), mcarroll@cair.com)

Box's bigoted statements have included:

  • “Every normal human being in the world thinks that goat-f**king Muslims and boy-f**king Muslims are the evil of the world.”
  • “I am so sick of the bacon-haters coming here and demanding we bend to their culture.”

Video: Houston Elementary School Teacher Spews Anti-Muslim Hate (Warning, Explicit Content)

CAIR-Houston previously called on the district to launch an independent investigation of whether Box's anti-Muslim views are negatively impacting her students.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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.

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CONTACT: CAIR-Houston Communications Coordinator Ruth Nasrullah, 713-838-2247 (office), 713-585-6314 (cell), email: rnasrullah@cair.com; CAIR-Houston Executive Director Mustafaa Carroll, 713-838-2247 (office), 832-549-1042 (cell), email mcarroll@cair.com

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