April 2, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has reintroduced a resolution to celebrate the history and contributions of American Muslims and acknowledge their contributions to our nation. The resolution highlights the over 5,000 American Muslims currently serving in the Armed Forces, as well as distinguished American Muslims who are U.S….more: chu.house.gov/
As we honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we must also remember that his message of unity and equality for all people is no less relevant or urgent now than it was during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
We still witness widespread marginalization and disenfranchisement of African Americans and other minority groups, economically and in the educational and criminal justice systems. We still live in a nation in which African-American children are orders of magnitude more likely to live in poverty, to go hungry, to be incarcerated, or be killed….more: time.com
At the White House annual Ramadan iftar last month, President Obama spoke to a room full of American Muslim leaders and invoked their communities’ “obligation to do[their] part — to help others overcome barriers, to reverse the injustice of inequality and help more of our fellow citizens share in the promise of America.” Ironically, these statements came only one week after the Intercept published an expose detailing the United States’ surveillance of five prominent American Muslims — including civil rights activists, humanitarians, academics and lawyers. It seems that being Muslim in American and “doing your part” is a surefire way to find yourself on a clandestine government surveillance list more: .washingtonpost.com
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