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Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

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Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania #BDS#BoycottLaws#IsraeliApartheidLetter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will continue to criticize…

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections Veteran journalists Del Marie Cobb and Ray Hanania join guest host Bruce DuMont on this week’s episode of “Chicago Newsroom” hosted by Ken Davis. Cobb, Hanania and DuMont analyze results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Elections on President Trump, the Democrats and Republicans. The panel also look at…

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Arab Radio: Arab Americans in the aftermath of November 6 election

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Arab Radio: Arab Americans in the aftermath of November 6 election

Arab Radio: Arab Americans in the aftermath of November 6 election Radio host Ray Hanania will discuss the aftermath of the November 6, 2018 on Tuesday on the Arab Americans. How will the national election results impact Arab and Muslim Americans.  Who are some of the Arab American candidates who won election? To listen to…

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Arab Americans elected to Congress in election fray

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Arab Americans elected to Congress in election fray

Arab Americans elected to Congress in election fray Democrats took control of the U.S House of Representatives by President Trump and Republicans increased their control of the U.S. Senate in the November 6 General elections. The question is whether or not the two sides can come together to work on programs to benefit the public…

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan announced he has introduced a law to recognize April as Arab Heritage Month in Illinois. If approved, the law would add Illinois to the seven other U.S. States that now recognize April as a national commemoration month for…

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction Two issues continue to bother me. The first is the imbalance and lack of justice in the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the lack of attention to the criminal behavior of the victim Laquan McDonald. The second is the increasing amount…

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Ghassan Khatib joins The Arab Street Radio on future of Israel-Palestine peace

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Ghassan Khatib joins The Arab Street Radio on future of Israel-Palestine peace

Ghassan Khatib joins The Arab Street Radio on future of Israel-Palestine peace Former Palestinian official and now Birzeit University professor Ghassan Khatib guests on The Arab Street Arab radio show with host Ray Hanania. The Arab Street Radio show is broadcast live in Detroit on WNZK AM 690 Radio on the 2nd Friday of each…

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Israel hits legal wall in censorship battle

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Israel hits legal wall in censorship battle

Israel hits legal wall in censorship battle Israel’s campaign to bully and censor its critics has expanded from imposing censorship of journalists in Israel and harsher brutal censorship on journalists in the occupied Wes Bank and Occupied Jerusalem has expanded further to foreign lands through its sinister AIPAC Lobby. The lobby and its allies have…

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics U.S. Federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa Friday suspended an Arizona State law that has been spreading across America like a cancer that singles out critics of Israel for special punishment. The Law targets anyone who “boycotts” Israel for any reason denying them the ability…

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Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District

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Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District

Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District Rashida Tlaib was able to win the office for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s 13th District in a large part because of support from activists like filmmaker Michael Moore and allies of Bernie Sanders, but mainly because her African American rivals split the Black vote decisively…

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