*Najee Ali, director of LA based Project Islamic HOPE is calling for a federal investigation and hate crime charges to be filed against four white students at Santa Monica High School for taunting and African American student with a noose, chaining him to his locker and calling him a slave.

Read/learn more details of the case HERE.

“Project Islamic HOPE, is calling for a federal investigation by the justice Department and for charges of assault and battery for restraining the African American student, along with hate crime charges because of the racial nature and attack against the African American student,” stated Najee Ali director of Project Islamic HOPE

Press conference

When? Wednesday June 29th 2011

Time? 4:00 pm (Pacific)

Where: Santa Monica H.S., 601 Pico Blvd Santa Monica,CA.

Contact: 323-275 8219 Project Islamic HOPE