Media Advisory: Detroit-Area Faith Leaders to Hold Demonstration Against Lowe's

DEARBORN, MI -- On Saturday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m., Christian and Muslim faith leaders, elected officials and community activists will hold an interfaith protest at a Lowe’s store near Dearborn, Michigan Saturday to protest the company’s decision to cave to anti-Muslim extremists and pull advertising from the TLC show “All-American Muslim.”

Lowe's pulled its advertising from the show after the Florida Family Association, a small right-wing fringe group, complained that it showed American Muslims "as ordinary folks just like you and me."

What:

Protest Lowe’s Decision to Cave in to Hate

Where:

Lowe’s
23111 Outer Drive
Allen Park, MI 48101
Southfield Road entrance

When:

Saturday, December 17, 2011
11:00 AM -- 12:00 PM

Contact:

Rev. Charles Williams
(313) 303-8002

Participants:

African American Ministers Leadership Council
Council on American-Islamic Relations
State Rep. Rashida Tlaib
Highland Park NAACP
People For the American Way Foundation

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