Black People : Condolences for the Virginia Tech Tragedy

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    Muslim Students Association National
    Press Release

    MSA National expresses profound grief at the tragedy on Virginia Tech campus

    ( WASHINGTON , D.C. , 4/16/07) - The Muslim Students Association (MSA) National expresses profound grief at the tragedy which unfolded this morning on the campus of Virginia Tech. We wish to convey our deepest condolences to the students, staff and faculty members, and especially the parents and loved ones of those individuals who died as a result of the shootings. It is at times like these that the campus community must come together in support not only of the victims and their families but also in solidarity with one another in these painful times. We recommend strongly that the Muslim students, staff and faculty on the campus of Virginia Tech join in campus-wide efforts to memorialize the lives of those individuals who passed away as a result of this horrific tragedy. The campus community of Virginia Tech remains in our thoughts and prayers.

    "The Virginia Tech Muslim Students Association expresses great sorrow for the tragic events that occurred today on the Virginia Tech campus. We would like to convey our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and offer our help in any way to the university campus community. We would like everyone to please keep us in their duas and prayers. Jazakumu Allahu Khairan for the concern we received today and we definitely feel the brotherhood and sisterhood that binds all us together."

    - Nassiba Adjerid , Virginia Tech MSA President

    For more information, please contact:
    [email protected]
    Office: (703) 820-7900
    Cell: (913) 709-8663
    P.O. Box 1096
    Falls Church , VA 22041

    The Muslim Students Association National, headquartered near Washington D.C. , has been serving Muslim students on college and university campuses across the United States and Canada since 1963. There are an estimated 150,000 Muslim students and over 600 MSA chapters on university and college campuses throughout the United States and Canada .

    For more information, please contact us at 1-703-820-7900 or visit the MSA National website at

    MSA National

    Asad Saqib
    East Zone Rep USA , '06-'07

    Abdurrahman T. L. Nelson