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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow’s hits in New Works Festival Online. Transforming the Tony Award-winning company’s hit annual festival into a virtual experience, New Works Festival Online offers digital audiences an extraordinary opportunity to view new plays and selections from new musicals,…

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates As the holy month of Ramadan nears, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) relaunched a national boycott of Israeli dates sold in US markets. AMP calls on all Americans and American Muslims to boycott date brands known explicitly to operate in illegal Israeli settlements and to exploit…

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

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Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2

Chicagoland Arab Americans commemorate Land Day April 2 Leaders of Chicagoland’s Arab American community will gather on Friday April 2, 2021 beginning at 6 PM to celebrate Land Day, the day in 1976 in which Israel’s police and soldiers shot and killed Israeli citizens who were protesting against the confiscation of Arab-owned lands inside Israel….

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A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem

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A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem

A Free Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem A Deeply Moving and Relatable Story about a “Normal” Muslim American Family Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s new play development initiative, SCOUT is pleased to present A Virtual Reading of Mosque4Mosque by Omer Abbas Salem on Sunday, March 28th at 2pm CST. The free reading follows a…

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American Heritage Month and to encourage Arab…

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

American Human Rights Council Empowers Women By Allison Folmar For over 100 years, valiant women who refuse to be silenced have led the fight against voter disenfranchisement and suppression. It was and remains women at the forefront of the movement enacting legislative change pronouncing that every person is deserving of the rights and responsibilities of…

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