Press Release The Carolina Peace Center joins Boycott of White House Eid Celebration in Response to President Joe Biden’s Administration’s Defense of #Israeli Attacks on #Palestinian Civilians and no condemnation of the violence that has been perpetrated against Palestinians. We
Are People in Power being Held Accountable?
Anyone who met President Joe Biden last week in North Carolina: *Did you address the situation in Elizabeth Ciy related to Andrew Brown’s case? *Did you talk about the miserable conditions where refugee children are kept at our southern border?
An Event to Celebrate John Lewis’s Life
Join CPC tomorrow from 6-7pm to celebrate the life of John Lewis!
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Carolina Peace Center is evolving and continues to work on important issues. We welcome people who are serious and passionate about social justice and policies. If you are interested to contribute intellectually and can commit some time on issues that
Call to Action: People Could be Sent Back to Prison
****Urgent Call To Action**** 4,000 PEOPLE COULD BE SENT BACK TO PRISON. CONTACT your Congressional leaders and President Joe Biden now. Subject: Grant clemency to people on CARES Act home confinement. Scripts: “Over 4,000 people currently serving sentences at home
The 4th of July—Faisal R. Khan
The 4th The threat to American social and economic stability is not the Black Lives Matter, it’s not the Sharia law, it’s not the Arabs, it’s not the Muslims, it’s not the Hispanic or Latino community, it’s not the LGBT
Is this, Really, America?
Calls for legal action and lawsuit. What happened to America that always talked about “human rights” and “freedom of speech”? “A children’s hospital in the US state of Arizona has fired a Palestinian doctor for criticising Israel on Facebook, al-Quds
Faisal Khan’s Fight Against Poverty
Fight the poverty, social, economic and healthcare injustice.
Medicare for the People
Medicare For All Is The Solution It’s time America recognize the importance of fixing our broken healthcare system. I urge all Americans to join me and others to support Medicare For All. I am honored to be invited to speak
March for Palestine Event
Tomorrow in Washington DC See you all there!
#Palestine #Gaza #CrimesAgainstHumanity Charlotte, North Carolina Speak up and stand up for justice for Palestine
Join in on our Zoom on Instagram @frk_NC!
Call to Action: Abrar Omeish Under Attack
Call To Action URGENT Fairfax County friends…School board member Abrar Omeish is under attack for standing in solidarity with Palestinians as they are under a ferocious settler-colonial attack. Please sign this petition to have her back! https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fsign.moveon.org%2Fpetitions%2Fdefend-free-speech-and-abrar-omeish-against-racist-gop-attacks%3Fbucket%26source%3Dfacebook-share-button%26time%3D1621269321%26utm_campaign%26utm_source%3Dfacebook%26share%3D2ada5324-452c-4abc-b587-a85bd14dbdbf%26fbclid%3DIwAR0eVRB_KbH5Zwjs_Veq4YN_PiwlJeXveLDodeQoEQ4-lGiehruRvSnumag&h=AT2XXHxZBcxIzelk1pCUb5Zq7_mERn7UVkDTmqjVtQb0TTwJwne_fWF9PWqq5L0URDFRsLnFvxrchyje1MDFaCMjfhUwpU-cIjF8rSrsHIrSYmuMwXIKp_EehzD_4ZKbXBJ5&__tn__=H-R&c=AT2Mp6gwPeji0fnnkrVm5F5uHwD_4cfFt2pXZ2sAdGmHr-r0rqONRIKWYZklWPEBNNID1aPqIcOlkCkdVQp5sp1rkwLSRMtnIxjb39QSCrXAfnKRiPj_s1zuH_8Se5f4U-VSuYVwBeikcjxrv-LopNDnQJM
#savesheikhjarrah #Jerusalem #Palestine We see you. We here you. We will keep fighting for you with our voice, advocacy and unity.
Emergency Protest for Palestine Event
The Carolina Peace Center and American Muslims for Palestine will peacefully protest on May 13th, 2021 at 5pm at the Romare Bearden Park 300 S Church St Charlotte, NC 28202.
Call to Action: Displacement of Palestinians from East Jerusalem
***Call To Action*** Stop Israel’s forced displacement of Palestinians from East Jerusalem. Take action: call on the U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to demand an end to Israel illegal evictions of Palestinians and
Call to Action: Palestinians’ Safety Are at Risk
Call To Action: Please sign the petition #SheikhJarrah I pray for Palestine and Palestinians’ safety and peace who are facing immense violence and subjugation. Please sign this petition to call on U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of
Call to Action: Drop Islamophobic Video Game
Call To Action: Your engagement and advocacy is much needed. Please reach out to Sony Entertainment Television, Valvesoftware and Microsoft to drop this Islamophobic video game. Please also tweet if you have a Twitter account. Thank you. The Second Battle
Call to Action: Call your Reps and Senators
Call To Action: Please call your Reps and Senators For the last four to five years there have been numerous protests and rallies all across the country. Carolina Peace Center organized number of events on cruel immigration policies and its
Call to Action: Medicare for All
Call To Action: #MedicareForAll Tell your Rep. to support Medicare for All A new study from the Stanford School of Medicine shows that cancer diagnoses spike at age 65 – exactly when many people become eligible for Medicare. We need
Call to Action: What has been done for the Immigrant Community?
Call To Action: Please call your reps and senators President Joe Biden has officially been in office for 100 days. How has the Biden administration helped immigrant communities so far & what still needs to be done? Read below for
Thank you, Attorney General Keith Ellison!
I want to personally thank Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison for his leadership and doing an amazing job in putting together a solid prosecution team for George Floyd case. The guilty verdict today is a step towards the right direction
There’s A Serious Humanitarian Crisis!
172,000 refugees stopped at border last month. We have a serious humanitarian crisis!
We Oppose the NC Senate Bill 101
SB 101 Tell lawmakers to oppose SB 101 Carolina Peace Center oppose North Carolina Senate Bill 101 (SB 101) requiring local sheriff officers to cooperate with ICE to interrogate individuals about their immigration status and assist (ICE) federal agents in
Refugee Children Crisis
Refugee children Crisis at US/Mexico border The number of detained children has “tripled in the last two weeks” climbing to 3,200 unaccompanied kids. Nearly half — 1,400 — are inside iceboxes with no beds. They are small concrete rooms only
Call to Action: SB 43 Allowing Guns at Religious Places
***Urgent Call To Action***: SB 43 would allow guns at religious places of worship with associated schools. We are very concerned this bill compromises the safety of school children. For starters, there are too many documented instances of people leaving
Call to Action: Expel Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene
For Immediate Action: Carolina Peace Center is calling on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to be expelled from Congress. Article 1 Section 5 Clause 2 of the United States Constitution provides that “[e]ach House [of Congress] may determine the Rules of
Moving Forward after Insurrection
Moving Forward By Faisal R. Khan Questions and frustration hovers across America as the nation recovers from tragic events of Wednesday where the radicalized right wing terrorists stormed into the nation’s heart, the capitol building while the United States Congress
Human Rights Day Emergency Press Conference
***We will also be livestreaming the press conference on the NC Medicare For All Coalition Facebook page.*** Emergency Press Conference On Human Rights Day to Address the Worsening COVID-19 Crisis and to Demand Medicare for All SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE MEDICAL
Save the Date: Human Rights Day!
SAVE THE DATE! Human Rights Day webinar: Holding the U.S. accountable for human rights violations: @ajamubaraka @rdunbaro & Annette Martinez-Orabona Register here: bit.ly/38CSJB
Tomorrow is the Election Day. Go vote. In North Carolina, absentee ballots can be hand delivered to your local Board of Elections through 5pm on Election Day, November 3rd, or any Early Voting site in your county (through October 31st).
Our America—Faisal R. Khan
Our America By: Faisal R. Khan White men can walk around the state Capitol and in downtown with guns exercising their second amendment rights terrorizing people and no one stops them to question their intentions but a group of peaceful
Get Involved, Today!
Carolina Peace Center is a grass roots organization that focuses on social justice issues affecting various diverse communities. If you are passionate about making a difference in your community and want to be part of a systemic change then please
100 Years of Ratification—We’re Free!
To mark 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment and its complicated legacy, we’re joining the United State of Women and the Gender Equity Voting Collaborative to host a #WhenAllWomenVote Week of Action from August 17-20. Join us
Nikole Hannah-Jones Declines Tenure Offer from UNCC
Nikole Hannah-Jones By Faisal R. Khan Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and renowned scholar Nikole Hannah-Jones declined to accept tenure offer from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She refused to join UNC-Chapel Hill after the university initially had taken
Time is Now
Time Is Now America By Faisal R. Khan: Advocating and protesting peacefully is every American right demanding justice and equality across the sweat filled cotton fields and stories filled rivers and streams in America. Using force and violence against American
Coalition Press Conference on Racism and Police Brutality
Faisal Khan of Carolina Peace Center was interviewed by CBS17 after the coalition press conference on racism and police brutality. https://www.cbs17.com/…/social-justice-leaders-outline…/
Peaceful Rally for George Floyd
Saturday evening Faisal Khan of Carolina Peace Center spoke with other coalition partners in a peaceful rally in Raleigh on black and brown racism and the tragic death of George Floyd. “It was an emotional and difficult speech to talk
Peaceful and Nonviolent Rally
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2020 Subject: Peaceful and nonviolent rally Where: 316 Fayetteville St. Raleigh, NC 27601 Time: 5:00 PM Media Contact: Faisal Khan (630) 335-2846 In the wake of brutal murder of George Floyd in the hands of
Racism in America is Real—Faisal R. Khan
Racism In America Is Real By Faisal R Khan: In the past black brothers and sisters were dragged from their motherland to new white colonies subjected to humiliation and degradation. Public flagging, public lynching, and inhumane brutal animalistic punishment was
Stop Persecution and Violence of Muslims in India
***Call To Action***: Stop Persecution and Violence of Muslims in India The level of violence and persecution against Muslims —and other religious minorities—in India is vast and shocking. Carolina Peace Center is calling for an immediate action by the US
Repudiate Hate-Filled Christian Remarks
Carolina Peace Center urge leaders of the Catholic Church in Minnesota to repudiate these hate-filled and un-Christian remarks. After City Pages published an article about the sermon Wednesday, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) issued a
Voting Rights are Human Rights Event
https://actionnetwork.org/…/voting-rights-are-human-rights The Voting Rights Act was created to protect each person’s right to vote. While the Act was successful for decades, unfortunately it was gutted by the Supreme Court in 2013. Six years later and we’re seeing discriminatory voting laws
Demanding a Governor’s Resignation Protest
We are calling on the Puerto Rican and North Carolina community to march in a peaceful demonstration in solidarity with #PuertoRico. In the past weeks the Puerto Rican people in the island have been demanding the Governor’s resignation. Thousands have taken
Lights for Liberty Event
North Carolina’s capital city will be one of the points of light during the world-wide Lights for Liberty– A vigil to end human detention. On Friday, July 12th, the Raleigh community will stand together to protest the inhumane conditions at
Stop the Terror, Close the Camps Event
We’re planning a mass protest of this administration’s plan to deport immigrants and of the rapidly expanding concentration camps at the Southern border. This is a campaign of terror and we will not allow our neighbors to be demeaned and
Release the Full Mueller Report Event
This is a national mobilization; there are over 300 local events registered, and counting. Thousands of people have already signed up for the Raleigh event. We will have a peaceful rally and, for those who are able, a march around
EVENT: No Muslim Ban Press Conference
Friday, June 29th at 11:30 am Carolina Peace Center held a press conference to show support to Muslim Americans and Muslims standing up against religious bigotry and racism. The Carolina Peace Center called the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President
Poverty and Education in the African-American Community
Faisal Khan of Carolina Peace Center was invited on Sunday to speak to members of the African American community in Manteo about how as a community they can work on overcoming challenges dealing with poverty and the effects of it
Carolina Peace Center is grateful to all who donated items for the Greensboro relief. We are thankful to the Christian and Muslim community coming together and making generous donations of non perishable items, food, toiletries, diapers, some medical supplies and
Let’s Talk! Community Conversations on Racism
Carolina Peace Center Racism: Community Conversation on structural racism, accountability and police state Great event this evening in Durham on much needed topic that must take place across the country. Great panelists discussion on the following questions below. You can
Civic Engagement and Challenge of Activism – NC State
Rise to the Occasion Civic Engagement and Challenge of Activism North Carolina State University This evening I was honored to speak at North Carolina State University. My aim was to invigorate and motivate students towards the direction of becoming active citizens
Justice for Nabra
On June 18th, 2017, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanan’s life was cut short unexpectedly through no fault of her own. A victim of a violent crime, her innocence and bright future are forever lost. But her memory will never be forgotten. Muslim