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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan announced he has introduced a law to recognize April as Arab Heritage Month in Illinois. If approved, the law would add Illinois to the seven other U.S. States that now recognize April as a national commemoration month for…

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the…

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers Illinois’ Arab American community continues to grow in strength which is why more and more many candidates for public office are courting them for their voter support. But racism is not something that can just be ignored and has to be addressed forthrightly and with an apology. That doesn’t always…

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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to Congress Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar thanks voters and Arab and Muslim community for helping her win Democratic Primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Omar could be the most popular Muslim Arab woman in Congress. Omar will be sworn into office in January 2019 along with Rashida…

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary Ilhan Omar, a 36-year-old Somali refugee who immigrated as a teenager to America, won Minnesota’s Democratic primary election contest among five other candidates to succeed Congressman Keith Ellison. Ellison, who is also Muslim American, retired in the face of domestic abuse allegations. Despite the allegations, Ellison…

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