American Muslim Movements: The Civil Rights Model

May 7, 2010

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Press conference on historic victory for CAIR-Chicago; Arab-American Cook County Officer awarded $200K in discrimination case

Yaser Tabbara and Ahmed Rehab are co-founders of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

CAIR says its mission is to “enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.”

We'll find out what Islamic Reform means to Yaser and Ahmed, and how CAIR draws on lessons learned from the Civil Rights Movement.