Muslim Elected to Chair Cincinnati Justice Committee

December 8, 2003

Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

On December 8, 2003 The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that Dr. Inayat K. Malik was elected Sept. 1 to serve a one-year term as chairman of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) for Greater Cincinnati. He is the first Muslim to preside over the organization in its 59-year history. Robert Harrod, the executive director of NCCJ, said the election of Malik is significant and that it "represents NCCJ's quest to be more inclusive of different religious communities."

See also: Islam, Civic