Hall of FameHall of Fame  Active TopicsActive Topics  Display List of Forum MembersMemberlist  Search The ForumSearch  HelpHelp  chatChat
  RegisterRegister  LoginLogin
General Discussion
 Whyislam.org Forums : General : General Discussion
Message Icon Topic: Muslims Help Dallas Airport Employees (Shutdown) Post Reply Post New Topic
Author Message
Admin Group
Admin Group
Religion: Islam(Muslim)
Posts: 798
Forum Rating: 0
Rating: 0 of 0 votes Quote Win-Win Replybullet Topic: Muslims Help Dallas Airport Employees (Shutdown)
    Posted: 28 January 2019 at 2:43am
2 Years after Travel Ban Protests, Muslims Help Airport Employees

DALLAS, Texas – A group of leading American Muslim groups distributed hot pizzas and food boxes to employees at DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport), two years after the first travel ban was imposed shattering the lives of many Muslims and their families.

“The irony is that two years ago exactly, we were in this airport protesting the Muslim Ban,” Imam Omar Suleiman said, WFAA reported.

In January 2017, thousands of Muslims stood in Terminal D to free detainees. Suleiman said over three days of protesting, they made friendships with TSA employees who took care of them.

In 2019, Muslims returned the favor, making sure to help employees affected by government shutdown since late December.

“It’s sad that they have to choose between food for groceries and their medication at this point,” Saadia Ahmed, who was also delivering gifts on Friday, said.

She said almost everyone knows someone impacted by the shutdown...


No Guest-Voting   IP IP Logged
Post Reply Post New Topic
Printable version Printable version

Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Bulletin Board Software by Web Wiz Forums version 8.03
Copyright ©2001-2006 Web Wiz Guide
The opinions expressed by members of the Whyislam Forum do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of the Whyislam Team, or any of its subsidiaries, or parent organizations.