ABC 7: CAIR banquet honors civil rights [VIDEO]

May 4, 2013 (ROSEMONT, Ill.) (WLS) — An annual banquet was held Saturday night to honor those in the forefront of promoting civil and constitutional rights in Chicago.

The 9th annual Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) celebrated the theme #hate-free.

The dinner and awards ceremony took place at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

Organizers say it in the largest and most diverse event for Muslims in Illinois and among the largest in the country.