After the film was screened, Director Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer Skyped in from New York for an audience Q & A session which was moderated by CAIR-Chicago Executive Director Ahmed Rehab.
The Friday 8:15 pm screening is presented in partnership with Egyptians Abroad for Development with DePaul University Religious Studies Department co-hosting, and moderated by Ahmed Rehab of CAIR-Chicago.
Join us for a screening of the brief film “Of Civil Rights and Wrongs” about Korematsu’s life followed by a discussion with former internee in Japanese-American internment camp Kiyo Yoshimura and CAIR-Chicago staff Attorney Rabya Khan
A small number of releases of Guantanamo detainees have taken place. The way this is being presented by the Obama administration, and covered in the media, distorts what is really happening, and the whole meaning of Guantanamo. The administration evades the fact that only 8 of the remaining 155 men at Guantanamo were ever charged with a crime, and that certainly the rest should never have been there at Guantanamo in the first place.
“I’d definitely say he’s an iconic figure in the movement,” says Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, who counts Hoyt as a mentor.
By “movement,” Rehab was referring to the broader social justice movement, not just immigration
On December 15 CAIR-Chicago executive director Ahmed Rehab attended and spoke at “The People’s Memorial Tribute To Nelson Mandela: Celebrating A Life & Legacy” at Beloved Community Christian Church of God in Christ (COGIC).
Join CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator, Gerald Hankerson, as he discusses faith informed justice.
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A true legend has passed. Rest in peace Nelson Mandela, you’re forever on our “wall of inspiration.”
On December 4, 2013 CAIR-Chicago Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson and Senior Communications Coordinator Agnieszka Karoluk visited a class at Marquette University and gave a presentation on Islamophobia and perceptions of Muslims in America.