Posts Tagged “anti-Arab racism”

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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Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day

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Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day

Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day Palestinians around the world are commemorating Nakba Day, the day in which Israel and the United Nations committed the Palestinian people to a homeless diaspora and struggle against increasing Israeli violence and racist persecution of their rights. Palestine Solidarity Campaign is presenting a week of events to commemorate and honor Palestinian…

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FX Tyrant series based on anti-Arab racism and stereotypes

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FX Tyrant series based on anti-Arab racism and stereotypes

The Cable TV series from FX Tyrant is driven by anti-Arab racism and stereotypes. Not surprisingly, the series is produced by an Israeli who has no compunction to portray Arabs in as negative a light as possible to further libel Arab culture and their just claims against Israel. The real story of greed, betrayal, immorality and…

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

Omar Sharif was one of the first Arab actors to appear in the biased anti-Arab arena of Hollywood. His talent took him past the bigotry that has denied Arabs roles in major motion pictures, excluded pro-Arab themes and narratives from Hollywood movies, and marginalized Arabs to the sidelines of a biased movie industry. But his legacy…

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Illinois Governor Rauner can do the right thing

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Illinois Governor Rauner can do the right thing

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner can do the right thing and support Middle East peace by rejecting a bill sponsored by pro-Israel activist Il Rep. Sara Feigenholtz and urge the Illinois General Assembly to support peace based on Two-States, non-violence and the respect of human rights. Rauner can also take a strong stand to defend the…

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