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Panel discussion on ‘Islamophobia’ set for Saturday

At the UNC Charlotte campus, students (l to r) Sara Dabe, Furyal Wasti and Nida Matan participate in a vigil in February to honor Muslim students killed near Chapel Hill. Over 100 students of all faiths and local Muslim organizations marched on the campus.
At the UNC Charlotte campus, students (l to r) Sara Dabe, Furyal Wasti and Nida Matan participate in a vigil in February to honor Muslim students killed near Chapel Hill. Over 100 students of all faiths and local Muslim organizations marched on the campus. ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

The Islamic Center of Charlotte will sponsor a panel discussion Saturday (June 6) on “Islamophobia and the Truth about Islam.”

It will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. Panelists will include Imam Khalid Griggs, a chaplain at Wake Forest University; former U.S. Rep. Mark Siljander, R-Mich.; and the Rev. Kojo Nantambu.

There will be light refreshments and a reception after the panel discussion. Tim Funk

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