Posts Tagged “Diversity”

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) On Monday May 24, 2021, California Speaker Rendon announced his appointment of former 50th Congressional candidate, Ammar Campa-Najjar, to the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board — as part of Dr. Weber’s 2016 AB953. According to national political commentators, in 2018 Ammar…

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WalletHub lists Most and Least Diverse cities in America

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WalletHub lists Most and Least Diverse cities in America

WalletHub lists Most and Least Diverse cities in America The U.S. today is a melting pot of cultures, thanks to increasing ethnic and racial diversification. If the trend continues, America will be more colorful than ever by 2045, at which point no single ethnic group will constitute the majority in the U.S. for the first…

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Alhurra.com opens the door for independent voices in the Middle East

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Alhurra.com opens the door for independent voices in the Middle East

Alhurra.com opens the door for independent voices in the Middle East Alhurra Television’s all-news Arabic-language website, Alhurra.com, has commissioned some of the most noted and outspoken authors to be a part of the newly created op-ed section of the website. “From A Different Angle,” includes commentary by featured writers who are journalists, intellectuals and human…

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American Arab Professionals recognize GM’s diversity efforts

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American Arab Professionals recognize GM’s diversity efforts

American Arab Professionals recognize GM’s diversity efforts The American Arab Professionals Network (AAPN) is recognizing General Motors with its Champion of Diversity Award for its 2017 diversity and inclusion efforts. The award recognizes companies excelling above and beyond supporting diversity and inclusion within the workplace. “This award is really important as it further identifies GM…

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Reminder Arabs forgotten even in Obama era

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Reminder Arabs forgotten even in Obama era

Reminder Arabs forgotten even in Obama era By Ray Hanania President Barack Obama and the U.S. Census released data recognizing the commemoration of Native American Heritage during the month of November, but have never acknowledged the achievements of American Arabs in this country. It’s a true reflection of Obama’s hypocrisy in limiting the definition of “diversity”…

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hosts Iftar for area Muslims

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hosts Iftar for area Muslims

More than 275 Muslims attend Iftar hosted Tuesday night by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the breaking of the fast by Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emanuel vowed his administration is open to people of all religions, ethnicities and heritage and said Chicago was a city of inclusion. The mayor’s remarks…

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Obama hosts Iftar in honor of Ramadan

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Obama hosts Iftar in honor of Ramadan

President Obama hosted his annual Iftar dinner, a tradition at the White House originally started under the administration of former President Bill Clinton and organized by then First Lady Hillary Clinton. The guest list was inclusive and consisted of representatives of several American Muslim communities and also the diplomatic corp representing Islamic nations including those…

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The American language of race and stereotypes

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The American language of race and stereotypes

Racism and stereotypes can be used to denigrate and destroy people in America, but they can also have a positive value to help Americans, who are consumed with issues of race and stereotypes, to better understand the targets of hatred. Television sitcoms can become a means of educating not hating By Ray Hanania For years…

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Olmos argues “race” is not a label for divisions at diversity conference

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Olmos argues “race” is not a label for divisions at diversity conference

Olmos argues “race” is not a label for divisions at diversity conference Hollywood movie star Edward James Olmos pushed an audience of more than 400 educators and diversity professionals to the edge arguing that it is wrong to look at human beings and believe that they are really divided into different races. The Mexican American…

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