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NACDL News: NACDL Sr. Privacy and National Security Counsel Jumana Musa Receives Major Civil Rights Award

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier

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Jumana Musa
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Jumana Musa, senior privacy and national security counsel at NACDL, received the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Ralph Johns Civil Rights Award on October 1. She received the award at ADC’s civil rights luncheon during its 2016 National Convention in Washington, D.C.

As detailed on the ADC’s website, “The Ralph Johns Civil Rights Award is named after Ralph Johns, an unsung civil rights activist, vocal advocate and supporter of the ‘Greensboro Four.’ A Syrian American, Mr. Johns was a tireless defender of civil rights for all Americans and risked his own life and safety in pursuit of these goals. The reward is given out to a civil rights leader who embodies Mr. Johns’ life work and works tirelessly for the civil rights of all people.”

“If the purpose of this award is to recognize an unsung civil rights activist in the mode of Ralph Johns, and someone who is a tireless defender of civil rights for all, no one

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