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Friday, August 31, 2012

Jumah in Charlotte Fizzles


                                                                                                Siraj Wahhaj                             

                                                  "You know what this country (USA) is? It’s a garbage can. It’s filthy.”



Siraj Wahhaj's 20,000-person Jumah turned out smaller than he expected. About 200 showed up today at Charlotte's Marshall Park for Friday prayers. The Charlotte Observer has a report that indicates that the DNC may have taken a step backward from the event given the speakers.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/08/31/3493411/islamic-prayers-in-marshall-park.html


"A DNC Host Committee official said the Muslim event was never sponsored by the host committee, and the event was removed from the committee’s website earlier this week. The DNC official said it was removed “because speakers for the event and statements and positions from event organizers were not appropriate and relevant to the Host Committee.”

I'll say.




Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/08/31/3493411/islamic-prayers-in-marshall-park.html#storylink=cpy






1 comment:

Siarlys Jenkins said...

Much ado about nothing, eh Gary?