Posts Tagged “voting”

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey Paterson New Jersey elected its first Arab mayor Tuesday. The city has a visible Arab American community which is only a small segment of the city’s population and is predominantly Hispanic and African American. But newly elected Arab American mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in winning a plurality…

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Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer”

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Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer”

Abdul for Michigan airs first TV Campaign Ad “The People’s Summer” Ad features Little Miss Flint and Shaun King at campaign rally Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign for Michigan Governor begins airing its first television ad of the gubernatorial primary. The 30-second advertisement features Dr. Abdul El-Sayed speaking at a rally in Detroit alongside prominent social justice…

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote Contentious election to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Illinois has energized Arab American voters. But can it trigger an “Arab American Spring?” The race between 7-term congressman Dan Lipinski and newcomer Marie Newman pits traditional conservative Democrats against liberal Democrats in the March 20, 2018 primary election….

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قوة التمكين العربي تزداد رغما عن أمريكا

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قوة التمكين العربي تزداد رغما عن أمريكا

قوة التمكين العربي تزداد رغما عن أمريكا بقلم: راي حنانيا Arabic. Arab American empowerment continues to grow. Arab Americans have been fighting for a place at the American table from the day they set foot in America. But in recent years, their empowerment has increased despite the increased discrimination in the wake of the terrorist attacks…

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Arab American empowerment continues to grow

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Arab American empowerment continues to grow

Arab American empowerment continues to grow Arab Americans have been fighting for a place at the American table from the day they set foot in America. But in recent years, their empowerment has increased despite the increased discrimination in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. In recently years, Arab Americans have…

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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