Posts Tagged “American Arabs”

Remembering at Memorial Day

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Remembering at Memorial Day

Remembering at Memorial Day Memorial Day is an important time to remember the sacrifices of veterans in your family like your dad or your mom. But remembering requires a little work. Getting them to share their stories and documenting them in journals for later years is so important to do By Ray Hanania Like many people,…

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Chicago aldermen move to re-establish Arab rights

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Chicago aldermen move to re-establish Arab rights

Chicago aldermen move to re-establish Arab rights Chicago has been friendly and supportive to the American Arab community for many years. One of my first journalism assignments was covering Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley in welcoming the Ambassador of Morocco to City Hall in 1976. As the only Arab newspaper reporter in the Midwest at the…

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Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

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Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies

Pioneering Middle East Magazine publisher dies One of the most influential journalists who contributed enormously to the understanding of the true facts and issues of the Middle East and the Palestine conflict, passed away this week. Ambassador Andrew Ivy Killgore, a veteran American diplomat moved by the injustices he witnessed to publish the Washington Report on…

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American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

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American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance

American Arabs share in 75th Pearl Harbor remembrance Millions of American Arabs have much to be proud of as the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 which pushed America into World War II. More than 15,000 American Arabs served during that war and represented a consistent stream…

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We must save Arab Christians in Middle East & America

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We must save Arab Christians in Middle East & America

Saving Arab Christians in Middle East & America #SaveArabChristians New Facebook Group documents killings of Arabs & Middle East Christians. Please support, share: www.facebook.com/groups/160992707701045 By Ray Hanania I can’t believe that whenever someone brings up the topic of “Saving Arab Christians,” people in the Middle East community get angry and upset. I get angry responses on…

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Trump’s path to victory through corrupt news media

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Trump’s path to victory through corrupt news media

Trump’s path to victory was through the corrupt news media Donald Trump won the presidency by ignoring the media bigotry, bias and attacks, and concentrating on connecting with the majority of Americans. His base not only included the so-called “lower educated” White males but also a large segment of women, hispanics, many Christian Arabs and Muslims,…

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Obama had chance to help Arabs but never did

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Obama had chance to help Arabs but never did

Obama had chance to help Arabs but never did. Obama names new communications team — no Arabs. From the archives. Feb. 24, 2009 By Ray Hanania It’s hard to fight anti-Arab and anti-Muslim bias in the mainstream news media, let alone in mainstream society, if no one wants to help. Being Arab is a double-edged…

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

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Mayor Emanuel celebrates Iftar with Muslims

More than 275 Muslims attend Iftar hosted Tuesday night by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the breaking of the fast by Muslims during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Emanuel vowed his administration is open to people of all religions, ethnicities and heritage and said Chicago was a city of inclusion. The mayor’s remarks…

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The strange phenomena of voting

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The strange phenomena of voting

American Arabs come from regions of the world where civil rights is restricted and principles like free speech and rights such as voting are prohibited. That’s one reason why the vast majority of American Arabs do not participate in the election process. They’re conditioned through generations of oppression by dictators and tyrants to withhold their comments, withhold…

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Proud to be a veteran, anyway

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Proud to be a veteran, anyway

American Arabs celebrate Veterans Day even if the rest of the nation doesn’t want to see our service as important and sits by silently while we are discriminated against By Ray Hanania One of the smartest things I did was to enlist in the military back in 1973. My draft number was in the low…

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