Why I'm fighting the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims

Print Friendly and PDF

Star Ledger


"As Black History Month comes to a close, a federal judge last week dismissed a major civil rights lawsuit that affects millions of African-Americans. I joined as a plaintiff on Hassan et al. vs. City of New York, which was filed by Muslim Advocates and later joined by the Center for Constitutional Rights, because I had to take a stand against the New York Police Department and its program to spy on New Jersey’s Muslim community — not because of any wrongdoing, but simply because of our faith."

Read the ful piece here.