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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

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ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media

ADC creates new unit to monitor anti-Arab and Islamophobia in the news media The ADC-Research Institute (ADC-RI) is proud to announce the formation of the Media Research Project. The primary objective of the project is to research, track and document anti-Arab and Islamophobic bias in the media, public discourse, and from public officials. This tracking project will…

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Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them”

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Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them”

Penguin Books releases Samira Sedira’s novel “People Like Them” Carmac is a small, homogenous town in the French mountains where everyone knows each other…and their business. But when a new family arrives—Bakary and Sylvia Langlois and their three children—Anna and Constant Guillot sense that something is about to change. Compared to the rest of Carmac,…

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) On Monday May 24, 2021, California Speaker Rendon announced his appointment of former 50th Congressional candidate, Ammar Campa-Najjar, to the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board — as part of Dr. Weber’s 2016 AB953. According to national political commentators, in 2018 Ammar…

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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice No doubt that the recent and ongoing Israeli violence against innocent and unarmed Palestinian civilians shocked the conscience of all peace-loving people not only in Dearborn but across the nation and around the world.   The Israeli efforts to impose a misleading narrative regarding its occupation and its…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory…

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