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Civil Rights Then and Now: Blacks, Muslims, and the fight for Civil Liberties
Date Wednesday February 09
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Pigot Hall, Bldg 260 Room 113
http://campus-map.stanford.edu/campus_map/results.jsp?bldg=building+260&dept=&addr=
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorAminah West
What are our rights and liberties and how are they in jeopardy?

What is the Patriot act and does it “insure life and liberty” for all Americans?

In light of our national history, what role can and should Black Americans play in the current struggle to maintain American Civil liberties?

Why and how do we engage in interfaith and interracial coalition building?

An American born Muslim, Mahdi Bray is a product of the Black civil rights movement of the 60’s and 70’s and current activist for the preservation of American civil liberties. Bray will address the Stanford Community on the issues and responsibilities that face Americans of various race and creed in a post-911 society.
Mahdi Bray, a long time civil and human rights activist, is currently the
Executive Director of the Muslim American Society's Freedom Foundation and
the President of the Coordinating Council of Muslim Organizations (CCMO).
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Feb 9th, 2005 11:28 AM
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