Author Archives: Hamza Reed

In Their Footsteps: An American Muslim Civil Rights Journey

“In Their Footsteps: An American Muslim Civil Rights Journey” follows some 30 American Muslim civil rights leaders as they journeyed through Alabama in April 2018 to learn about the history of slavery, lynching, segregation, and about present-day racial injustice. You will hear deeply personal and emotional reflections from American Muslims … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Islam and the Black Struggle

A UHMSA and University of Houston-UMR Chapter Event UHMSA is partnering with UMR to bring you the finale to our week commemorating Black History Month. MSA and UMR will be holding a joint panel and privilege walk event where we make connections between Islam and the Black Struggle as well … Continue reading

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5th Ward Youth Advocacy Day

5th Ward youth, parents and educators have a chance to collectively change their community and their future! Join this discussion with youth, public officials, and mentors to share your ideas on how to support 5th Ward youth and improve the community. You will: Hear from youth and public officials on … Continue reading

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Important Voter Guide Info

CAIR Houston Voter Guide   REMINDER from your Friends at CAIR-Houston: EARLY VOTING BEGINS MONDAY, OCTOBER 22nd through FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd ELECTION DAY is TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6th POLLS OPEN from 7AM to 7PM YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!  

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Eid Ul-Adha Excuse Letter

  August 15, 2018   TO WHOMEVER IT MAY CONCERN:   Eid-ul-Adha is a very significant and important holiday for all Muslims. It is celebrated at the end of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. The ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ is followed by a ‘Feast of Sacrifice’, which pays homage to … Continue reading

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Now is The Time! Exercise Your Right to Vote!

  AssalaamAlaikum! Harris County Flood Control District Bond Election (Prop A) A proposition to issue bonds for flood control purposes is on the ballot for Harris County Flood Control District voters in Harris County, Texas, on August 25, 2018. These bonds, if approved, not to exceed $2,500,000,000, will be used … Continue reading

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