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CAIR-KY Condemns White Supremacist Propaganda in Scotts County Kentucky

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/16/2021) – The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-KY), the nation’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today condemned the distribution of white supremacist propaganda containing Nazi swastikas and racist messaging targeting the Black community and the Black Lives Matter movement found on doorsteps in Scott County, Ky.

SEE: Police Probe ‘White Supremacy’ Pamphlets

https://www.news-graphic.com/news/police-probe-white-supremacy-pamphlets/article_73854a3c-9d46-11eb-8682-07ab7cceda7a.html

“It’s imperative that state and local law enforcement authorities identify the perpetrators and community leaders speak out against the racist groups and individuals spreading this hate,” said CAIR-Kentucky Chair Salah Shakir.

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 all other forms of bigotry.     

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

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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-Kentucky Chair Salah Shakir, (859) 545-0651, sshakir@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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