Posts Tagged “anti-Arab racism”

Chicago Sun-Times owes Rush Darwish an apology

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Chicago Sun-Times owes Rush Darwish an apology

Chicago Sun-Times owes Rush Darwish an apology The hotly contested 3rd Congressional District draws anti-Arab media attention from a historically racist anti-Arab Chicago Sun-Times because one of the candidates is Palestinian. The newspaper twisted around the words of Rush Darwish in a clear effort to take out a candidate who is both considered a “spoiler”…

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Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes

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Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes

Man who threatened AAI President Zogby convicted of hate crimes Defendant Convicted for Targeting of AAI President James Zogby and AAI Staff in Federal Hate Crime Trial. William Patrick Syring was convicted following a Federal Trial on 14 counts including seven Federal Hate Crime charges From May 3 to May 7, 2019, current and former employees…

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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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Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media

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Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media

Addressing anti-Arab bias after Sept. 11, to the news media A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On Oct….

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics Though divided over political races, Chicago’s Arab American community has come together as a powerful force that can no longer be taken for granted by elected officials and local governments. The heated battle between conservative Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski and liberal Democratic challenger Marie Newman created the…

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Archive: A very special Oscar night

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Archive: A very special Oscar night

A very special Oscar Night One of my personal favorite topics is the movie industry and the racism and bias that the industry allows based on politics. This incident involving Vanessa Redgrave back in 1978 impacted my life and characterized the injustices of the American media on so many levels By Ray Hanania (Originally published…

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