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The Verdict

CAIR-Philadelphia Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

CAIR-Philadelphia welcomes the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. In a statement, CAIR-Philadelphia Civil Rights Attorney Timothy Welbeck said, "A guilty verdict, while satisfying in that it brings a measure of justice to Derek Chauvin's heinous actions, it still is an incomplete measure. It will never bring back George Floyd, and it is just the first step in addressing unchecked police violence against people of color."
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CAIR-Philadelphia Welcomes Remarks from Congresswoman Susan Wild Celebrating the End of Muslim and African Bans

Shortly before we started observing Black History Month, we celebrated the Biden administration's repeal of the Muslim and African bans. As we noted, CAIR, alongside its partners and leaders from impacted communities worked diligently against the Trump administration's efforts to take America's immigration system back to an ugly past. We are recognizing everyone today and including a video message from Congresswoman Susan Wild who lent us her voice in support and worked to repeal the bans.
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