"Building Bridges" Interfaith Dinner Links Muslims with African and Latino-Americans

May 4, 2003

Source: Newsday


On May 4, 2003 Newsday reported that "on the evening of April 24, a group of local Arabs held a special 'Building Bridges' dinner to create friendships and alliances with activists in the African-American and Latino communities... 'We have more in common and we must come together,' said Bishop Vincent Cooper, an African-American and pastor of White Rock Baptist Church in Harlem... Cooper spoke against the dropping of bombs in Iraq and against the 'profiling' of blacks and Muslims by law enforcement officials."