Posts Tagged “Palestinians”

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland. I have spent most of my life studying and writing about the American Arab community, authoring dissertations and studies on them at Northern Illinois and the…

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Archive: A very special Oscar Night

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Archive: A very special Oscar Night

Archive: A very special Oscar Night One of my personal favorite topics is the movie industry and the racism and bias that the industry allows based on politics. This incident involving Vanessa Redgrave back in 1978 impacted my life and characterized the injustices of the American media on so many levels By Ray Hanania (Originally…

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Putting focus on Palestinian rights not on President Trump

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Putting focus on Palestinian rights not on President Trump

Putting focus on Palestinian rights not on President Trump President Donald Trump is just a decoy for Arabs and Muslims put there by the people who are hurting us the most, his enemies. You may not like everything that Trump does or says but the people who are attacking him have a history of abusing…

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Palestinians failing in telling their story

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Palestinians failing in telling their story

Palestinians failing in telling their story Where is the Palestinian “Exodus”? Palestinians have failed to tell their story to counter the lies propagated by lies spread by Israel. The Israelis have built up myths catered to appeal Audiences in America, where the power rests to determine who will dominate the Middle East. Arabs have underestimated…

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Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East

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Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East

Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East Concerns by Arab and Palestinian activists over what President Donald J. Trump might or might not do have been overly exaggerated. So far, Trump has not been as hostile to the Palestinian and Arab cause as they predicted. In fact, Trump’s initial foreign trip…

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Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism

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Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism

Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism The Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset Ahmad Tibi, a Palestinian Israeli elected to the Knesset representing Israel’s oppressed Arab minority, told an American audience on Friday May 5, 2017 that Israel’s government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racist, discriminatory and practices Apartheid in the military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza…

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Arab News & YouGov expose US ignorance of Middle East

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Arab News & YouGov expose US ignorance of Middle East

Arab News & YouGov expose US ignorance of Middle East A new poll by the Arab News and YouGov.com has exposed a major flaw in the understanding that American shave of the Middle East. This is remarkable because in the past two years, more Americans have died because of the Middle East than as a result…

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Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

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Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals

Holocaust remembrance does not contradict Arab morals Too often, people allow their emotions to take control of their reason and their inner humanity to turn anger into something more. Blame. Hate. Racism. That happens often with Jews and Arabs when it comes to the Holocaust, one of the greatest inhumanities. Some extremists use the Holocaust as…

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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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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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