Posts Tagged “Palos Heights”

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

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A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy

A letter from a reader on the Brannigan controversy A reader writes asking about the protests by Muslims in suburban Chicagoland against Republican Palos Township trustee Sharon Brannigan and comments she has made in the past criticizing Muslims. By Ray Hanania Sharon Brannigan has published views and opinions that have angered many Muslims in the…

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HANANIA: Dueling hoaxes expose more than youthful lies in bonfire of the bigotries, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-18-08

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Dueling hoaxes expose more than youthful lies in bonfire of the bigotries By Ray Hanania — The incidents happened weeks apart, a young Christian girl in Palos Heights, a community notorious for anti-Arab hatred and racism, told police that she had been sexually assaulted by an man she described as “Arab looking.” Police developed a sketch of…

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HANANIA: Anti-Arab racism continues to plague southwest Chicago suburbsm, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-10-08

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Anti-Arab racism continues to plague southwest Chicago suburbs By Ray Hanania — It has been nearly a decade since residents of Palos Heights sullied their community by rising in protest against their neighbors who happened to be Muslim who sought to open a Mosque where they could observe their religion. The move pushed nearly 2,000 people to…

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