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CAIR-MI Rep Discusses Malcolm X at Black History Event

CAIR-MI REP DISCUSSES LIFE OF MALCOLM X AT BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 2/14/07) – A representative of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) yesterday gave a presentation about the life of American Muslim civil rights leader Malcolm X (Al-Hajj Malik El’Shabazz) at the University of Detroit-Mercy in Detroit.

The hour-long presentation included Malcolm X’s evolution in regards to race relations, his views concerning media perpetuation of negative images about Muslims and his opposition to the Vietnam War.

University of Detroit-Mercy faculty, professors and students took part in the event.

We welcome opportunities to participate in Black History Month programs that recognize the contributions of great Americans such as Malcolm X, said CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid.

CONTACT: Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-mail: dwalid@cair.com

 

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