Posts Tagged “Sterling Heights”

Sanders edge in Michigan may be due to Arab support

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Sanders edge in Michigan may be due to Arab support

Bernie Sanders won the important Michigan Primary Tuesday (March 8) and a big part of his victory can be directly attributed to support he received mainly from Muslim Americans and Arabs in Wayne County. But Donald Trump still carried the state with overwhelming support from Chaldeans, Middle East Christians. The two communities have been separated…

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Detroit radio listeners on Sterling Heights Mosque fight

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Detroit radio listeners on Sterling Heights Mosque fight

Radio listeners in Detroit and Washington DC discuss a wide range of issues from the opposition of Chaldean Christians from the Middle East and mosque fight in Sterling Heights, to the commemoration of the 14th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Listeners also sound off on the plight of Syrian Refugees and Israel’s refusal…

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What’s really behind protests against Sterling Heights mosque?

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What’s really behind protests against Sterling Heights mosque?

Hundreds of people turned up at a Planning Commission meeting in Sterling Heights on August 13, 2015 to protest the building of a mosque in their community in a scene repeated throughout the country over the past two decades. Is the issue traffic congestion, or is it a more sophisticated form of anti-Islamic religious prejudice?…

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Community protests building of mosque in Detroit suburb

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Community protests building of mosque in Detroit suburb

A proposal to build a mosque in Sterling Heights, a suburb of Detroit, has attracted a lot of anger and protests from the public including Middle East Christians who were among the most vociferous in their opposition. The protests included complaints about traffic but also addressed issues of racism and stereotypes against Muslims. Mosque issue will…

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