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CAIR-LA: Muslims Celebrate Civil Rights with Comedy

(ANAHEIM, CA, 4/30/05) – On May 7, the Southern California office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and the Muslim community will hold a fun-filled evening to recognize former military chaplain Yusuf Yee and Airman Ahmad Halabi for their courage and dedication in upholding civil rights. The ‘Entertainment Night to Benefit Civil Rights Work’ will also feature comedy and songs from Muslim entertainers: comedian Ahmed Ahmed, comedian Stevie Mack, and musical artists Native Deen (performing from their new album ‘Deen You Know’) and Sons of Hagar.

WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

WHERE: The Heritage Forum, 201 E. Broadway Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805 TICKETS: $15.00, call 714.776.1847 to purchase tickets. (Note: No charge for media – please RSVP before the event.)

CONTACT: Sabiha Khan, 714-776-1847 or 714-390-0334, E-Mail: socal@cair.com All proceeds will go to assist CAIR’s civil rights work

COSPONSORS: Muslim Student Association (MSA) – University, of California, Riverside, MSA-California State University Long Beach, MSA-California State University, Fullerton, Muslim Sports and Entertainment Foundation

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