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CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Discuss ‘The Weaponizing of 911 Calls Against the Black Community’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 5/28/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host another live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube.

Facebook Live GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

YouTube Live GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv

Today’s program is themed “The Weaponizing of 911 Calls Against the Black Community” with guest: 

  • Dr. Kameelah Rashad, Founding President of Muslim Wellness Foundation

Today’s program will discuss the weaponizing of systemic discrimination and how racism often motivates false police reporting against the black community.

[NOTEPlease submit your questions to ayan@cair.com]

This comes after CAIR condemned the racist incident against Christian Cooper, an African American man, in Central Park.

See: CAIR-NY Condemns Racist Incident and 911 Call in Central Park

Future daily programs will feature spiritual leaders, health care professionals, counselors, experts, community advocates, and CAIR leaders from around the country.

CAIR recently launched an online information portal offering vital information on the growing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on American Muslims and the entire society.

GO TO:https://cairnewsroom.com/

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com

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