Racial Equality

CAIR-SFBA: Civil Liberties Groups Celebrate Oakland City Council’s Decision to Ban Predictive Policing and Biometric Surveillance Technology

(SANTA CLARA, CA, 1/14/2020) – The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SFBA) and other civil liberties groups, including Secure Justice, Justice Teams Network, and more, today welcomed the Oakland City Council unanimously adopting a …

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President and CEO of the NAACP Releases Statement on Disruption of Peaceful Transition of Power and Calls for Impeachment of President Trump

This afternoon, the NAACP released the following statement from NAACP President Derrick Johnson on the disruption of peaceful transition of power and calls for the impeachment of President Trump: “What we are witnessing at this moment is the manifestation and …

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President and CEO of the NAACP Issues Statement Condemning Decision in the Shooting of Jacob Blake

Washington, D.C. — The NAACP released the following statement regarding Kenosha county official’s decision not to charge Rusten Sheskey with the shooting of Jacob Blake: “Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley’s failure to bring substantial charges against the officer who …

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CAIR Condemns Racist, Anti-Semitic Neo-Nazi Vandalism of Tennessee Family’s Home

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/5/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today condemned racist, anti-Semitic neo-Nazi vandalism targeting a home in Tennessee. Spring Hill, Tenn., police arrested a man suspected of spray-painting the N-word and a Nazi swastika on the garage door …

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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, releases statement after President Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State to Recalculate Votes in His Favor

NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, released the following statement after President Trump pressured Georgia secretary of state to recalculate votes in his favor: “This is a racist attack on Black voters. President Trump’s desperate and futile attempts to invalidate …

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CAIR-Sacramento Valley Condemns Reported Distribution of KKK Flyers in Northern California Town

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 1/1/21) – The Sacramento Valley office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today condemned the reported distribution of Ku Klux Klan flyers in Tulelake. READ: Tulelake residents find Ku Klux Klan flyers on doorsteps (Herald and News) https://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/tulelake-residents-find-ku-klux-klan-flyers-on-doorsteps/article_2fd6a3f5-8f6f-5943-9029-363829082f06.html READ: Police: Ku …

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Award-Winning Actor, Rapper, and Writer Common Voices Powerful New AD For NAACP Ahead of Georgia Senate Runoff Elections

With Less Than a Week to the Election, Common Joins the NAACP to Call on Black Georgians to Vote BALTIMORE, MD – Today, the NAACP released a new ad featuring award-winning actor, rapper, and writer Common that will run in Georgia between …

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Action Alert: Go Online Saturday, Dec. 19 for CAIR’s Annual Gala, ‘American Muslim of the Year,” Community Service Award Presentations

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/18/2020) – Go online Saturday, December 19 (6 – 8 p.m. ET) to watch CAIR’s virtual 26th annual gala, “Meet the Moment: Heal Our Nation, Champion Justice” featuring inspiring community leaders Linda Sarsour, Imam Zaid Shakir and Dr. Altaf Husain, …

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