CAIR Releases Presidential Voter Guide, Congressional Scorecard, ‘What is Your Plan to Vote?’ PSA

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today published its 2020 Presidential Voter Guide and Congressional Scorecard, which offers resources to assist Muslims and their allies nationwide as they prepare to vote in the November 3 election.

CAIR also released an election PSA video titled: What is Your Plan to Vote? The PSA encourages American Muslims to finalize their voter plans, whether it is registering to vote where applicable, vote by mail, vote early and in-person with safety precautions.

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Another Hashtag But Still No Justice

In one of his most famous speeches, aptly entitled Who Taught You to Hate Yourself, Malcolm X spoke to an unfortunate truth, “The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman…the most unprotected person in America is the black woman.” Malcolm’s comments keenly observed that the nation’s avowed principles like “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” and/or “equal protection” did not apply equally in a nation with a deeply entrenched social caste system centered on race and gender. The founding ideals of our democratic republic “were false when they were written,” Malcolm knew this, and those in attendance did as well. We know it too.

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Long Live RBG!

And so, after holding on for so long, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. Long live RGB! Conscience of the nation! Mother of gender equality! The Muslim community mourns as well. During this inferno administration, burning with racism and the flames of violence, in case after case Justice Ginsburg defended the civil liberties of American Muslims…

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