Posts Tagged “Arabs of Chicagoland”

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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Arabs prepare to celebrate Heritage in Illinois

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Arabs prepare to celebrate Heritage in Illinois

Arabs prepare to celebrate Heritage in Illinois Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley declared November Arab American Heritage Month in 1991, kicking off an annual commemoration of the contributions made by American Arabs to this country, the state of Illinois and to the City of Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel killed the event but American Arab leaders are…

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King Tut’s First Visit to Chicago — 1977

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King Tut’s First Visit to Chicago — 1977

King Tut’s First Visit to Chicago — 1977 The return of King Tut reminds us of near past, Jan. 28, 2005, The Future News, Arab Newspaper of Chicago. Maybe King Tut can help Arab Christians and Arab Muslims come back together, the way they were in the 1970s when he came to Chicago the first time….

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Arabs of Chicagoland: WBEZ Radio Interview & Video Photo Array

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Arabs of Chicagoland: WBEZ Radio Interview & Video Photo Array

Arabs of Chicagoland: WBEZ Radio Interview & Video Photo Array Ray Hanania, the author of “Arabs of Chicagoland” (Arcadia Publishing) is interviewed by WBEZ host Steve Edwards (Nov. 2005) discussing his new book and the history of Arab American settlement in Chicagoland beginning in the 1860s. Palestinians. Jordanians. Lebanese. Egyptians. Syrians. Iraqis. History. Ethnicity. (Audio…

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