(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 3/21/08) ­- A representative of the Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) spoke yesterday about the life of the Prophet Muhammad at an Islamic Awareness Day program at the University of Michigan in Flint.
CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid gave the keynote address, titled “Muhammad: the Orphan Who Cared About the World,” which focused on Prophet Muhammad’s commitment to social justice and equity for minorities and disenfranchised groups.
Some 100 students and staff attended the program, which was sponsored by the Muslim Students Association (MSA).
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 35 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, Tel: 248-842-1418, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org