CAIR-Michigan’s Dawud Walid responds to James Simpson’s Islamophobic remarks

On Dec. 1, 2016, “extremist blogger” James Simpson was the keynote speaker at the Oakland County Business Roundtable at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint, where he fueled Islamophobia by railing against immigrants. Here Dawud Walid, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, responds to Simpson’s claims. Simpson said: “The Council on American-Islamic Relations is a Muslim Brotherhood front.…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CAIR-MI Supports Censuring of Hamtramck City Council Member for Anti-Immigrant Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CAIR-MI Supports Censuring of Hamtramck City Council Member for Anti-Immigrant Comments   (FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 9/26/2017) — The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today expressed support for the censure of a city council member in Hamtramck, Mich., for recent anti-immigrant comments.    Early this month, Hamtramck Councilman Ian Perrotta blamed…

CAIR-MI Rep Speaks About Islamophobia at MO Conference

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 12/31/07) – A representative of the Michigan chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) recently addressed some 300 people at the 27th annual conference of the Moslem Group of USA and Canada (MGUSAC) in St Louis, Missouri. CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid gave a keynote address entitled “Overcoming Islamophobia: What Muslims Need to Know,” discussing proactive…