The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus (ALC) demand the United States Department of State and appropriate agencies initiate evacuation of U.S. citizens trapped in Yemen.
Through an examination of the similarities between the WWII incarceration experience of Japanese Americans and the post-9/11 experience of the Muslim Americans, Bridging Communities builds solidarity between these two communities.
Whether purposeful or unwitting — which is quite possible by the way — our disposition to the narrative of the East/West divide, the invading hordes, the clash of civilizations is a timid yet omnipresent undercurrent in mainstream consciousness.
Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, says he was not necessarily “emotionally offended” by the cartoons, but he did find them to be “in poor taste.”
I am not Charlie. I am not the terrorist either. I do not have to be Charlie to loathe the terrorists, and I do not have to resort to terrorism to register my displeasure with Charlie.
Earlier this month CAIR-Chicago held its bi-annual Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium (MYLS) co-sponsored by The University of Illinois at Chicago Muslim Student Association.
CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Deputy Director, Sufyan Sohel took a trip to D.C. in an effort to make the community’s issues be heard by the Congress.
Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.
CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Maryam Arain shares her thoughts on issues of discrimination and Islamophobia with a Northwestern student.
CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson joined the Elgin community at an event themed “Who is my Muslim neighbor?” on Sunday, May 19th.
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