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New Zealand Terror Victims Vigil Thank You Letter

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CAIR Houston Hosts Press Conference on Deadly New Zealand Mosque Shootings

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CAIR Houston Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques

BREAKING NEWS:  CAIR-Houston to hold Press Conference to Condemns Terror Attack on New Zealand Mosques, Urges Stepped-Up Security by Muslim Communities in U.S., Worldwide;  (Houston,TX, 3/15/19) –  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today mourned the deaths of more than 40 … Continue reading

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U.S. SUPREME COURT RULING ON MUSLIM BAN 3.0: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in support of Trump’s bigoted Muslim Ban. This is bad but we will keep fighting. It’s more important than ever to know your rights despite this decision. Since December 4, 2017, the Muslim Ban has been in full effect for certain individuals from: … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER FROM BAHIA AMAWI ON TEXAS HOUSE BILL 793

Dear Fellow Texan, My name is Bahia Amawi. I am an elementary school speech language pathologist and I lost my job because I refused to go against my principles. I chose to exercise my first amendment right to freedom of speech. This past year as I was renewing my contract with … Continue reading

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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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CAIR: Muslim Loses Job for Refusing to Sign Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Oath Not to Boycott Israel

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ACTION ALERT: Attend Vigils for Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin

    ACTION ALERT: CAIR-Houston to Join Events Mourning Death of Guatemalan Girl Who Died in U.S. Custody (HOUSTON, TEXAS, 12/16/18) – The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) is urging the Houston community come together on two separate evenings to mourn the death of Jakelin Amei Rosmery … Continue reading

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