Posts Tagged “Television”

Muslims applaud Spongebob Square Pants Ramadan Mubarak message

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Muslims applaud Spongebob Square Pants Ramadan Mubarak message

Muslims applaud Spongebob Square Pants Ramadan Mubarak message Popular American children’s cartoon offers Ramadan Greeting to Muslim worshipers in a first from popular American culture for children and young people Today, the television show that has brought smiles to so many, brings smiles to Muslims across the globe with an Instagram post depicting the show’s…

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

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PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018

PBS to air documentary on struggle of Iraqi family August 27, 2018 Caught in the Crossfire, an Iraqi Family Remains Determined to Rebuild in ‘Nowhere to Hide,’ Airing August 27, 2018 on PBS. The documentary is described as an Unforgettable Look at a Battle-Torn Iraq and War’s Human Consequences Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion…

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How racism infects the American mainstream news media

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How racism infects the American mainstream news media

How racism infects the American mainstream news media Racism dominates the mainstream American news media and there are examples of this everyday in news stories that the media promotes. The real tragedy is that most Arab Americans don’t care and do nothing about it. Instead, they prefer to be led by their noses against populist…

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Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS

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Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS

Last Men in Aleppo series airs July 10 on PBS ‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ Airing July 10, 2017 on POV, Documents Syrian Volunteers’ Heroic Work Incredible access, bravery and signs of life in a city under siege Last Men in Aleppo. CREDIT: AMC 2017 The year is 2015. Syria’s brutal civil war has been ravaging…

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

US sitcom showcases American Arab character A new comedy sitcom on CBS TV showcases an American Arab character played by well known standup comedian Maz Jobrani, and includes some major stars in the comedic entertainment circuit. The show Superior Donuts is getting some strong reviews in its first season By Ray Hanania A new comedy sitcom…

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TV’s Ray Donovan knocks it out of the park

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TV’s Ray Donovan knocks it out of the park

TV’s Ray Donovan knocks it out of the park The Showtime TV series Ray Donovan is one of the best programs on cable. It can be compared as the Irish version of the HBO series The Sopranos, but is more unpredictable and exciting. I can’t believe I didn’t catch on when it first aired in 2013…

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Al Jazeera English offers new access in US

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Al Jazeera English offers new access in US

Al Jazeera Media Network announced that it has resumed making Al Jazeera English, its multi-award winning news and current affairs channel, available free to U.S. audiences through Aljazeera.com and across a range of digital platforms.  Dr. Mostefa Souag, Al Jazeera’s Acting Director General said, “Al Jazeera’s mission is to provide an unfiltered perspective on the…

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Tyrant, the most racist program on TV

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Tyrant, the most racist program on TV

The FX Series Tyrant which features many Arab actors and actresses is the most racist and viciously anti-Arab series on Television. The series, which is in its second season, is the work of an anti-Arab hater and Israeli producer Howard Gordon and writer Gideon Raff. The show was rumored to have been cancelled after last season’s…

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“A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans” Chicago premiere

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“A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans” Chicago premiere

“A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans” to premiere on American television on WTTW Channel 11 in Chicago on Tuesday, June 7 at 7:30 pm “A Thousand and One Journeys: The Arab Americans,” touted as the first historical full-length documentary about Arab Americans produced in United States, will make its American television premiere on WTTW11…

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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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Warren and Amal David bring America to the Arabs

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Warren and Amal David bring America to the Arabs

By Ray Hanania Longtime American Arab activists Warren and Amal David are touring the country to promote their newest online venture, ArabAmerica.com. At a luncheon they hosted in Saturday at Fattoush Restaurant in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs, the heart of Chicagoland’s Arab American community, the David’s presented their community news and information website to a gathering of 40…

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Moderate Arab World mourns loss of Saudi King Abdullah

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Moderate Arab World mourns loss of Saudi King Abdullah

By Ray Hanania Saudi Arabia’s moderate leader and monarch, King Abdullah ibn Abdul Aziz al-Saud, 90, who has ruled the powerful Arabian kingdom for nearly a decade since 2005 when he succeeded his brother King Fahd, died Friday. His Majesty King Abdullah was succeeded by his brother, Crown Prince Salman who was named the kingdom’s new…

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