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Rise Up Ramadan: First 10 Days

  Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, in which Muslims fast. This month is divided into three sections each composing of 10 days. You may also hear these three sections being referred to as “Ashra” which simply means 10 in Arabic. Each of these stages have their … Continue reading

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Deputies looking for man who stabbed woman while yelling anti-Muslim slurs

Check out our Communications Coordinator on the Isiah Factor to discuss horrendous hate crime and CAIR’s take on the aftermath. http://www.fox26houston.com/news/the-isiah-factor/deputies-looking-for-man-who-stabbed-woman-while-yelling-anti-muslim-slurs  

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Muslim Woman Stabbed

As-Salam-Alaikum, The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Houston) today offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an apparently bias-motivated attempted murder of a Muslim woman by an attacker reportedly shouting “raghead” and “sand n**ger,” The 31-year-old victim, who is white and … Continue reading

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A Woman of The Millennium

This Friday CAIR-Houston has an event coming your way! Come out to the River Oaks Islamic Center at 5:30p.m. for our first ever open discussion about what it means to be a woman of the millennium, how it effects our thought process and psyche, what makes us strong and, how … Continue reading

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Muslim Women’s Day!

Check out our Communications Coordinator Sobia Siddiqui along with Zainab Ghwari and Fatima Saleck on the Isiah Factor last night to discus Muslim Women’s Day! #MuslimWomensDay #WomensHistoryMonth #CAIRHoustonCares #CAIRHOUSTON   http://www.fox26houston.com/news/the-isiah-factor/celebrating-muslim-womens-day

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Find Us, We’re Everywhere!

Part of the CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding. As such, CAIR – Houston is starting to show up everywhere! We want to create and avail as many opportunities as possible … Continue reading

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March For Our Lives

On Saturday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m., CAIR – Houston will be joining the March For Our Lives. According to the event page: After the recent mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas, students of the school have organized a nationwide protest including Houston, TX to plea for a strengthening of gun laws. … Continue reading

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USCMO – Come To The Hill!

The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) is excited to annouce the fourth annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., May 7th and 8th, 2018. Registration is now open until May 1, 2018. This two-day event is open to representatives of all national, state and local Muslim organizations … Continue reading

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Where Do I Begin?

    It’s the 12th of February which means we are almost halfway through Black History Month and I have to be honest – I still don’t even know where to begin. I have written draft after draft on varying topics and…I have discarded every single one. Why? Because it … Continue reading

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Black History: Our Spiritual and Mental Inheritance

  Monday February 26, 2018 will mark 92 years since Dr. Carter G. Woodson announced the commemoration of Negro History Week. In 1976, this commemoration was expanded to include the entire month of February. Dr. Woodson’s initiative to recognize black history came at a time when African-Americans were barely mentioned in … Continue reading

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