Tagged ‘Muslim’

Patheos: Charlie Hebdo, Boko Haram and Three Uncomfortable Questions

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.

MuslimVillage.com: Paris Attack Condemned Across Muslim World

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.”

Huffington Post: Who’s Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

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.

Another Successful Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium

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 Reaches out to Congress on Behalf of Muslims

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.

Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss

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.

North by Northwestern: Muslim Americans still facing discrimination

CAIR-Chicago Communications Coordinator Maryam Arain shares her thoughts on issues of discrimination and Islamophobia with a Northwestern student.

OnIslam: Illinois Muslims Welcome Neighbors

CAIR-Chicago’s Outreach Coordinator Gerald Hankerson joined the Elgin community at an event themed “Who is my Muslim neighbor?” on Sunday, May 19th.

NBC 5: Muslim woman says her faith was attacked in court

CAIR-Chicago is investigating a situation in which a Hammond, IN woman was discriminated against for wearing her hijab in court.

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago!

Chicago Mayor, Police Department, and Cook County officials recognize CAIR-Chicago for our tireless dedication to service and defending the rights of those in the Muslim community.

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