Posts Tagged “Hispanics”

Kellogg Foundation advocates for racial equality

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Kellogg Foundation advocates for racial equality

Through its work with the America Healing initiative, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation has supported approximately 1,000 national and community organizations representing Native American, African American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Arab American and white communities, which want to jettison the antiquated belief in the hierarchy of human value that limits the even distribution of opportunities…

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US Census will “test” using Middle East in count

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US Census will “test” using Middle East in count

American Arabs have been urging the U.S. Census for years to include a category that will help empower America’s growing Arab community. But racism among public officials has stood in the way. But Census officials said this week that they will “test” using a new category to include American Arabs “Middle East and North Africa” this…

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Arab Democratic Club endorses Garcia over Fioretti

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Arab Democratic Club endorses Garcia over Fioretti

By Ray Hanania The Arab American Democratic Club this week announced it will endorse Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and will host a fundraiser “salute” for Garcia to support his candidacy for Mayor of Chicago in the Feb. 24, 2015 election against anti-Arab Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Many other American Arabs, however, are supporting Ald….

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The U.S. Census is at it again

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The U.S. Census is at it again

The U.S. Census is at it again By Ray Hanania The U.S. Census, one of the most dysfunctional government agencies in America, is stumbling through a process to respond to criticism. This time, they plan to expand recognition of Hispanics while still dragging their feet on adding the word “Arab” to the category. There are…

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