Posts Tagged “Arab American”

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey Paterson New Jersey elected its first Arab mayor Tuesday. The city has a visible Arab American community which is only a small segment of the city’s population and is predominantly Hispanic and African American. But newly elected Arab American mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in winning a plurality…

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Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer”

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Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer”

Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer” Ad features Little Miss Flint and Shaun King at campaign rally Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign for Michigan Governor begins airing its first television ad of the gubernatorial primary. The 30-second advertisement features Dr. Abdul El-Sayed speaking at a rally in Detroit alongside prominent social justice…

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Arab broadcast pioneer Don Bustany dies

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Arab broadcast pioneer Don Bustany dies

Arab broadcast pioneer Don Bustany dies Donald S. “Don” Bustany passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2018, in Santa Barbara, California. Bustany, a pioneer in the Arab-American community and a longtime support of  ADC, was born in Detroit, Michigan, on August 10, 1928. He is survived by his stepdaughter Kristen.was born in Detroit to Lebanese-American…

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Arab American win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

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Arab American win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

Arab American win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District Arab American Associate Judge Sam Betar III won the backing of voters on March 20, 2018 to represent the Democratic Party as their candidate for the 13th Judicial District in Cook County in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Judge Betar, one of the first…

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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018 Lebanese American legislator based in Peoria, Illinois dies, February 3, 2018. George P. Shadid ( born on May 15, 1929) died on Saturday February 3, 2018 according to friends and family. Shadid, 88, was a pioneer in American and Illinois politics, the inspiration of the growing and…

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Darrell Issa retires from California’s 49th Congressional seat

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Darrell Issa retires from California’s 49th Congressional seat

Darrell Issa retires from California’s 49th Congressional seat This morning, Arab American Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista, CA) released the following statement: “Two decades ago, when I stepped away from the business I’d built to enter public service, I never could have imagined that a long-shot bid for U.S. Senate would lead to 18 years in…

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