A true legend has passed. Rest in peace Nelson Mandela, you’re forever on our “wall of inspiration.”
On Monday, November 25 a delegation from Russia visited CAIR-Chicago offices to hear a presentation on Interfaith work. Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson welcomed the six person delegation with a tour of the office and a short documentary on CAIR-Chicago’s civil rights work. The delegates came to Chicago as a part of the U.S. Department of [...]
An anti-snoring billboard, showing an American soldier embracing a Muslim woman, is creating a buzz in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
A Chicago Muslim advocacy group is calling on the Illinois Terrorism Task Force and others involved with law enforcement training here to drop Sam Kharoba from an anti-terrorism training program, dubbing him “a notorious anti-Muslim bigot.”
For the second time in recent months, billboards on side of San Francisco’s fleet of buses have become the front lines in a fight over the place of Islam in American popular culture.
CAIR-Chicago Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, appeared on BBC Arabic to discuss the concept of jihad and the #MyJihad public education campaign.
The Fast-A-Thon calls on students and faculty to abstain from all food and drink from sunrise to sunset that Tuesday in order to show support and solidarity for those who suffer from hunger around the world. Join CAIR-Chicago and Loyola University for free food and giveaways!
The success of the recent CAIR-Chicago 2012 banquet has been roundly positive from almost everyone: the speakers, awardees, guests, and even the media. But the success of the Chicago Muslim community has left one man agonizing and lashing out in bitter disappointment and desperation. Anti-Muslim, self-styled “terrorism expert” Steven Emerson has published a hysterical piece on IPT, his controversial blog, throwing everything and the kitchen sink at pretty much everyone: CAIR-Chicago, its Executive Director Ahmed Rehab, Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Professor John Esposito, Sheikh Kifah Mustapha, and others.
CAIR-Chicago’s Executive Director, Ahmed Rehab, wants Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to clarify his position on the NYPD spying program and also to assure Muslims that a spying operation has not been implemented in Chicago.
For Muslim Americans… Sunday wasn’t just the anniversary of a terrorist attack on their country. It was also the anniversary of the day public opinion of the community changed. The Council of American-Islamic Relations in Chicago wants to erase the link between the Muslim faith and the terrorist attacks. CAIR-Chicago’s Amina Sharif spoke with WDCB News reporter Brian O’Keefe.