Posts Tagged “hatred”

The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America

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The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America

The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America This column was published in 2007 and addresses the fight to recognize the victims of the reprisals that stemmed from the Sept. 11, 2001. Many Americans refused to recognize the Americans, Arab, Muslims and “Middle East looking” who were attacked in revenge assaults in the…

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

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Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics

Governor candidate in Michigan denounces racist campaign tactics Breaking: Abdul El-Sayed’s statement on Anti-Muslim Bigotry By Ray Hanania A recent BuzzFeed investigation, titled “A Republican Running For Governor In Michigan Is Using Unfounded Conspiracy Theories Against A Muslim American Rival,” found that Patrick Colbeck, a Ted Cruz and Sean Hannity-endorsed GOP candidate for Governor, targeted…

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Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?”

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Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?”

Oscars? When will we have “The Abdullahs?” Hollywood has been at war with the Arab World since it produced its very first movie. And it is has only gotten worse. Hollywood is one of the biggest contributory factors fueling anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism and hatred, despite their occasional words of “diversity.” Not since Vanessa Redgrave…

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Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

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Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals Too often, people allow their emotions to take control of their reason and their inner humanity to turn anger into something more. Blame. Hate. Racism. That happens often with Jews and Arabs when it comes to the Holocaust, one of the greatest inhumanities. Some extremists use the Holocaust as…

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Mohammed Dajani, the Holocaust, normalization and peace

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Mohammed Dajani, the Holocaust, normalization and peace

In March 2014 Al-Quds Professor Mohammed Dajani took 27 of his students on an education visit to the Auschwitz Nazi death camp to explore the history of the Holocaust and expand understanding. But Dajani was immediately attacked and forced from his position. Two years later, we talk to him about the rise of extremism and how…

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France racism, “Arabi Fora, Arabs Go Home”

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France racism, “Arabi Fora, Arabs Go Home”

France racism at Arabs grows. Growing racism climate in the continent that earns Corsica nationalism, worried the French authorities By Abdennour Toumi The ugliness of anti-Arab sentiment on the continent has overflowed to the Island of Beauty, Corsica. Last weekend anti-Arab protests broke out in Ajaccio following an ambush of firefighters and police by hooded youth…

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Roger Waters holding up civil rights tradition in opposing Apartheid

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Roger Waters holding up civil rights tradition in opposing Apartheid

Roger Waters, the acclaimed British musician and co-founder of the rock sensation Pink Floyd, is not bullied or intimidated by attacks from the likes of washed-up singer Dionne Warwick (“Walk on By”) or the foul-mouthed radio racist Howard Stern who stains the America’s Got Talent TV series each week. He’s standing by the civil rights tradition…

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Popular Republican Ben Carson says a Muslim should not be president

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Popular Republican Ben Carson says a Muslim should not be president

So many people have been bashing Donald Trump for failing to challenge a supporter who said that President Obama is a Muslim, while praising the remarkable story of rival candidate Ben Carson, the African American doctor who was the focus of the 2009 movie about his “inspiring” life, “Gifted Hands” and portrayed by actor Cuba Gooding Jr. But it…

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Community protests building of mosque in Detroit suburb

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Community protests building of mosque in Detroit suburb

A proposal to build a mosque in Sterling Heights, a suburb of Detroit, has attracted a lot of anger and protests from the public including Middle East Christians who were among the most vociferous in their opposition. The protests included complaints about traffic but also addressed issues of racism and stereotypes against Muslims. Mosque issue will…

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Let the Bikers draw Muhammad Cartoons in Arizona

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Let the Bikers draw Muhammad Cartoons in Arizona

By Mike Ghouse Let this be clear to my fellow Americans, we all have a collective responsibility to communicate and understand different values and learn to respect the otherness of others.     Let the Bikers draw cartoons of the Prophet, look to this as an opportunity to follow the practice of the prophet, he was a…

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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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Charlie Hebdo, terrorism and the debate on morality

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Charlie Hebdo, terrorism and the debate on morality

By Ray Hanania When human life is lost, it is difficult to have an unemotional discussion about the issues that might be involved when morality clashes with emotions. That’s what happened when a group of terrorists murdered 12 people in an attack on the offices of a satire newspaper in Paris last week, and then…

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