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CAIR-Kentucky Supports Call to Remove Murray State U. Confederate Monument

CAIR-Kentucky Supports Call to Remove Murray State U. Confederate Monument


“Robert E. Lee betrayed our nation in order to uphold systemic anti-Black racism, slavery and white supremacy,” said CAIR-Kentucky Board Chair Salah Shakir. “We support the efforts to remove this monument from Murray State’s campus, and we support all efforts in our state and nationwide to remove symbols of hate and bigotry from public spaces.”


He noted that CAIR has repeatedly called for the removal of Confederate holidays, flags, statues, and symbols nationwide.


CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.



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