Posts Tagged “Lebanese American”

Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes

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Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes

Longtime Lebanese American activist Jackie Haddad passes Jackie Haddad worked behind-the-scenes on behalf of the influential Lebanese and Arab American communities to raise funds for the needy, helped to lead and organize the annual conferences of the Midwest Federation of American Syrian & Lebanese Clubs, and was active in her local community in Elmhurst where…

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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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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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American Arabs mourn passing of author Jack Shaheen

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American Arabs mourn passing of author Jack Shaheen

American Arabs mourn passing of author Jack Shaheen A  former consultant on Middle East Affairs for CBS Network News, Jack G. Shaheen was an accomplished professor of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University who helped shatter stereotypes against Arabs, Muslims and other ethnic groups by exposing the biases of Hollywood and the American media. By…

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Cleveland Browns bench American Arab Johnny Manziel

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Cleveland Browns bench American Arab Johnny Manziel

American Arab quarterback Johnny Manziel benched by the Cleveland Browns over off-field behavior. By Ray Hanania American Arab football star Johnny Manziel was benched Wednesday as the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns after another incident described by team management as “unacceptable” off-field behavior. Manziel, the son of a wealthy Texas wildcatter who immigrated from…

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