CAIR-Texas DFW is proud to offer "In Their Footsteps: An American Muslim Civil Rights Journey" documentary and discussion for Black History month. Schools, Masjids, Interfaith groups, and more can host a screening led by civil rights icon, Mustafaa Carroll whose featured in the documentary. This 22 minute documentary follows some 30 American Muslim civil rights leaders as they journeyed though Alabama in April 2018 to learn about the history of slavery, lynching, segregation, and about present-day racial injustice.
You will hear deeply personal and emotional reflections from American Muslims -- including African-American Muslims -- who lived through segregation and Jim Crow laws, and for whom the journey brought back memories from their own lives.
After the screening, Mustafaa Carroll will lead your group in a discussion about the film to gain a deeper personal experience for the civil rights movement. The screening and discussion can be done within 45 minutes to an hour.
- Booking is free, but we suggest a $100 donation to cover travel and other costs for the speaker. We will never turn down a request due to lack of funds. If you have a budget please consider donating so we can sustain this important work.
“...images of watching my ancestors struggle for what was right with strength and determination.”
“As a history teacher, I find this documentary perfect for young and old people to understand our history.”
“It takes us into the museums and tells the history of the struggle.”
“Illustrates how important documenting history is”
“Great, inspiring to touch the soul, makes you thankful and grateful to be a part of this great people with all its struggles.”
“[Made me feel] reflective and a renewal of commitment to the fight for freedom, justice and equality.”
“A film worthy of widespread dissemination.”
“I was emotionally impacted by the cruelty of our history.”
“The best part was that history was recorded [in this film] for all to see. Our youth must be exposed to our history.”