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ADC elects four activists to National Board

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ADC elects four activists to National Board

ADC elects four activists to National Board The national American Arab civil rights organization has elected four more leading activists to its national board, despite grumbling from extremists who have sought to destroy the group. ADC’s Michigan Director recently revealed activists in her state complained about the election process. By Ray Hanania ADC released this press release…

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ADC Michigan head walks fine line of effectiveness

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ADC Michigan head walks fine line of effectiveness

ADC head walks fine line to make Michigan chapter effective. Fatina Abdrabboh might be the one person who can navigate successful among the many diverse and conflicting voices and interests in the widely divided American Arab community to achieve the primary goal in America, to stand up for the civil rights of Arabs and Muslims. But it won’t…

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Retailers pull racist anti-Arab costumes for Halloween

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Retailers pull racist anti-Arab costumes for Halloween

Every year, racist anti-Arab costumes find their way into the marketplace in America that are sold to children to use for the annual holiday celebration of Halloween. This year costumes included a racist face of an Arab and an Israeli military uniform carrying an Uzi sub-machine gun symbolizing Israel’s military terrorism against Palestinian civilians By…

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The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor

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The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor

The Tabboun: Dearborn removes statue of racist former mayor The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Michigan Office (ADC-Michigan) applauds the Dearborn City Council’s decision to remove the 10-foot bronze statue of Dearborn’s former segregationist mayor, Orville Hubbard. City workers removed the Hubbard statue from in front of the Dearborn City Hall this morning according to Deadline Detroit. ADC-Michigan had urged the city to…

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ADC Michigan calls on removal of segregationist’s statue

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ADC Michigan calls on removal of segregationist’s statue

Dearborn’s former mayor Orville Hubbard was a segregationist who many believe symbolized the resistance of Whites to Blacks during the height of the racial conflicts of the 1960s, one of the few openly anti-Black mayors of a Northern city. Now, nearly 40 years after he left office, Fatina Abdrabboh is urging the city to remove…

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Dearborn schools fail to include Arab among superintendent finalists

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Dearborn schools fail to include Arab among superintendent finalists

The Dearborn School District recently named four candidates to fill the position of Schools Superintendent. But in a school district where American Arabs are among the largest constituents, none of the four candidates are of Arab heritage. Michigan’s ADC Chapter protested to the district’s board president that the failure of including an Arab candidate could be…

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