Posts Tagged “minorities”

Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

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Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq

Ahmet Uysal discusses Kurdish independence from Iraq In wake of the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum election, Professor Ahmet Uysal has accepted kindly to share his insights with the Arab Daily News. By Abdennour Toumi “Turkey supported the survival of the Iraqi Kurds as an autonomous and proto-state economically and politically. However, an independent Kurdish state…

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US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate

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US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate

US Justice Department on Actions to prevent hate The U.S. Justice Department has issued an overview of steps that schools in the United States can do to prevent hate against Arabs, Muslims and Sikhs. Twenty Plus Things Schools Can Do to Respond to or Prevent Hate Incidents Against Arab-Americans, Muslims, and Sikhs Take Immediate Concerted…

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Boycott Not Answer to Lack of Oscar Diversity

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Boycott Not Answer to Lack of Oscar Diversity

African Americans left out of this year’s Oscar Nominations have again complained, but the focus seems not to be on diversity but rather on African Americans. Minority minorities and other people of color left out of the movie industry are being left out in this debate, too. The issue of the Hollywood bias isn’t about…

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The Struggle for Social and Economic Justice in France

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The Struggle for Social and Economic Justice in France

“Liberty-Equality-Fraternity” is the motto of the French Republic but the spirit it implies is applied selectively in reality. By Abdennour Toumi Paris, France — In October of 2005 neighborhoods in the banlieues of France erupted in violence, the cause of those riots, the deaths of two teenagers Ziad and Bouna, electrocuted on a power transformer…

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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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Hanania releases new book on PoweR PR strategies for Minorities

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Hanania releases new book on PoweR PR strategies for Minorities

Hanania publishes new book, PoweR PR, offering communications strategies for Minorities Veteran syndicated columnist and former award winning Chicago City Hall political reporter Ray Hanania released his newest book this week called “PoweR PR: Ethnic Activist’s Guide to Strategic Communications & challenging the biased Mainstream Media” intended to help minorities and ethnic groups that have been marginalized and excluded from the “Biased Mainstream…

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