(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/13/21) – On Wednesday, July 14, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join other community groups, leaders and activists at a news conference in St. Paul, Minn., to stand in solidarity with state Rep. John Thompson (D), who says he was targeted recently by police for “driving while Black.”
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WHAT: CAIR-MN Joins Community Leaders and Activists for News Conference in Solidarity with Rep. John Thompson
WHEN: Wednesday, July 14, 2 PM (CT)
WHERE: 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard., St Paul, MN 55155 (Inside the Rotunda)
CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein,612-406-0070, firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR-MN Community Advocacy Manager Zaynab Mohamed, 612-229-5585, Zmohamed@cair.com
The news conference will be livestreamed at: https://www.facebook.com/CAIR.Minnesota/
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