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CAIR Georgia delivered a presentation about Muslims in the media to a journalism class at Auburn University last week. An Auburn professor invited CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell to discuss how Muslims interact with the media.
CAIR Georgia accepted an invitation to meet with JustFaith Ministries on March 16 at an Atlanta church. JustFaith is a Christian organization dedicated to supporting social justice causes, including the eradication of poverty, consumerism and racism. CAIR Georgia executive director Edward Ahmed Mitchell explained Islam, as well as the faith's longtime theological opposition to racism and bigotry.
CAIR Georgia moderated an interfaith vigil held at Centennial Olympic Park on Sunday, March 6. Speakers and participants from various faiths gathered to demand justice and public attention for the victims of an unsolved murder in Indiana.
WABE, Atlanta’s NPR radio station, interviewed attorney and new CAIR Georgia Executive Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell on Tuesday, March 7th. Hosts Rose Scott and Jim Buress discussed a variety of topics with Mitchell, including anti-Muslim discrimination, religious extremism, and CAIR’s goal of establishing a full-time office in Atlanta dedicated to protecting, serving, and advocating for Georgia’s Muslim community.