(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/23/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today released the latest “CAIR Snapshots” video highlighting a quarter century of “defending, educating and empowering the American Muslim community.” #CAIRSnapshots
Today’s snapshot features how in 1998, CAIR responded to stereotypical portrayals of Muslims and Arabs in the 20th Century Fox film “The Siege” by coordinating a national campaign through grassroots efforts such as mosque open houses and leafletings at theaters nationwide.
#CAIRSnapshots Video: CAIR Responds to Stereotypical Portrayals of Muslims, Arabs in 1998 20th Century Fox Film ”˜The Siege’
BACKGROUNDER: Islamic Council Protests Timing of ”˜The Siege’ (LA Times)
The #CAIRSnapshots campaign is just one of many activities and initiatives leading up to CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala in Washington, D.C., on November 9.
SEE: CAIR’s 25th Annual Gala
CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.
CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, firstname.lastname@example.org