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CAIR to Announce Filing of EEOC Complaint Against a Beauty Supply Store on Behalf of a Maryland Muslim Cashier

On Tuesday CAIR announced they will be filing an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) discrimination complaint on behalf of a Maryland Muslim cashier who claims she was denied time to pray while working at a beauty supply store. Read CAIR’s press release below: On Wednesday, May 6, representatives ofthe Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold an …

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27-Year-Old Muslim Running For Congress

27-Year-Old Muslim Running For Congress

27-Year-Old Muslim Running For Congress Solomon Rajput, a 27-year-old muslim man, has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell in Michigan’s 12th congressional district in 2020. Rajput is a self-described progressive and the son of Pakistani immigrants. Rajput supports The Green New Deal, Tuition-Free College & Canceling Student Debt and Medicare for All. Rajput …

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First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

On June 11th, Serein Tamimi, the first hijabi police officer in Paterson, New Jersey, was sworn into office by the Mayor of Paterson, Andre Sayegh. Along with being the first hijab wearing police officer of Paterson, Tamimi is also the first female Palestinian officer in Paterson. She is believed to be the second hijabi officer …

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