Posts Tagged “Race”

Palestinians run in Chicago & California marathons

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Palestinians run in Chicago & California marathons

Palestinians run in Chicago & California marathons Palestinians, American Arabs and others will be among the thousands of runners in marathons across the United States this week including at the annual Bank of America Marathon in Chicago on Sunday Oct. 9, and in Mountain View and Cupertino in California on Thursday, October 13 and San Francisco,…

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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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How anti-Arab haters undermined Chicago Arab Heritage

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How anti-Arab haters undermined Chicago Arab Heritage

Roxane Assaf of the former Chicago Arab Advisory Commission discusses campaign to undermine Arab heritage in Chicago and remembers how much culture the Arabesque Festival brought to Chicago’s ethnic diversity and cultural richness By Ray Hanania Roxane Assaf, the brilliant member of the now defunct Advisory Commission on Arab Affairs, discusses the campaign to undermine American…

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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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Detroit’s wall of partition

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Detroit’s wall of partition

Detroit’s wall of partition By Hasan Dudar A pane of glass separates us from those who enter and leave Wally Yelda’s liquor store, located on the Dearborn, Mich. side of Tireman Avenue. Detroit is right across the street, but you wouldn’t know it. There is no sign, no change of character, that gives away whether…

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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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