WISE TV: Civil Rights Coordinator appears on WISE TV (WYCC-PBS)

CAIR-Chicago’s Civil Rights Coordinator, Christina Abraham, recently appeared on WISE TV (WYCC-PBS) where she discussed the state of American Muslims Civil Rights on the Northwestern News Networks program, Medill Reports, with host Tanja Babich.

The following are excerpts from the interview as well as the video:

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Transcript Excerpts:

Tanja Babich: Christina Abraham is the Civil Rights Coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Chicago. She says last year more than 400 Muslim Americans reported civil rights violations.

Chiristina Abraham: They say, ‘I don’t understand why this is happening to me because I came here and lived here for so many years and all I want is to be a part of this society. I just don’t understand why I’m not being accepted.’”

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