Middle East Eye: Chicago Cubs chairman meets local Muslim leaders after racist email scandal

The Middle East Eye covered the joint statement released by CAIR-Chicago and the Chicago Cubs:

On Monday, Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts, Joe’s son, met with the leaders of CAIR, the Council of Islamic Organisations of Greater Chicago and the Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition to discuss “genuine, meaningful and visible steps toward combating Islamophobia, bigotry and racism”, according to a joint statement.

”We are encouraged that the Cubs, led by Tom Ricketts, responded swiftly and genuinely in partnering with us to turn the situation around,” said Ahmed Rehab, the executive director of CAIR-Chicago.