(WASHINGTON, DC – 1/15/2018) The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today marked Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday by delivering remarks at the MLK memorial in Washington, DC.
Video: CAIR Georgia Remarks At MLK Memorial
During the event, CAIR Georgia executive director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, communications director Ruwa Romman, as well as leaders from CAIR chapters across the country, gathered to discuss the civil rights leader’s legacy, and its relevance to American Muslims.
“We thank God for the good that Dr. Martin Luther King did for our nation,” Mitchell said. “Today, American Muslims should learn from, and carry on, his successful struggle for civil rights as we struggle against modern forms of bigotry, including Islamophobia.”