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Executive Director of CAIR-Minnesota to Attend Inauguration of National Museum in Alabama

screenshot www.cnn.com 2018.04.24 12 48 28(MINNEAPOLIS, MN 4/26/2018) – Later today, the Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Minnesota Chapter, the State’s only Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, Jaylani Hussein, will attend the inauguration of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala.

The facility is “the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial segregation and Jim Crow, and people of color burdened with contemporary presumptions of guilt and police violence.”

Jaylani Hussein Is available via Skype interviews. He can be reached at his cell phone 612 406 0070

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-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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