Posts Tagged “stereotypes”

Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

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Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion Arab Christians are marginalized, ignored and pushed aside by everyone even though we can play a critical role in trying to bring the East and the West, the Christian and Muslim Worlds, together towards understanding. This issue surfaces all the time and most recently when the…

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Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them” 

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Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them” 

Everyday Items reflect stereotypes of “Them”  Exhibition helps viewers identify, resist subtle hate messages Stereotypes: Martin Luther King, Jr. said it eloquently – “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Prejudice and hate are not only reflected in the current political climate; they have long been promoted through items as innocuous as a souvenir…

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Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights

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Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights

Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights Illinois gubernatorial candidate Christopher Kennedy told a gathering of influential Arab and Muslim community activists Saturday that he would defend their rights as Americans and respect their cultural and religious identities. Kennedy said when his family immigrated to America, they faced the same racism and discrimination now facing…

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Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric

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Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric

Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric The Arab World is in bad need of a public relations and communications strategy, but the organization that should be leading that drive, the Arab League, doesn’t even understand why its important. The old saying that “the Arabs have the best cause but the worst lawyers, while Israel has…

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FX Tyrant series based on anti-Arab racism and stereotypes

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FX Tyrant series based on anti-Arab racism and stereotypes

The Cable TV series from FX Tyrant is driven by anti-Arab racism and stereotypes. Not surprisingly, the series is produced by an Israeli who has no compunction to portray Arabs in as negative a light as possible to further libel Arab culture and their just claims against Israel. The real story of greed, betrayal, immorality and…

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Racism gives haters a place to hide in America

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Racism gives haters a place to hide in America

#AntiMuslimHate #ArizonaHateCapitoloftheWorld #NotMyAmerica This weekend, a group of 250 led by a former U.S. Marine, protested against a Mosque in Phoenix claiming they wanted to show the world America is about free speech, tolerance, and against violence and hate. But their protest was driven by hate, founded on hypocrisy and consumed by contradictions; all the protest did…

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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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Press Release Obama condemns Chapel Hill killings

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Press Release Obama condemns Chapel Hill killings

Press Release Obama condemns Chapel Hill killings: We are all one American Family THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2015 Statement by President Barack Obama ont he Chapel Hill Shootings Yesterday (Thursday), the FBI opened an inquiry into the brutal and outrageous murders of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, Deah…

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Stop Blaming ‘The Arabs’ for Oil Problems

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Stop Blaming ‘The Arabs’ for Oil Problems

By Ray Hanania It never fails that when the price of oil fluctuates up or down, everyone wants to blame “the Arabs.” But “the Arabs” are not to blame and in fact, Arab oil producing countries like Saudi Arabia have been the best supporters and allies of the United States. When the price of oil…

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