Posts Tagged “African-Americans”

Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor

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Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor

Race leverages next election for Chicago mayor Who will be Chicago’s next mayor? The decision will be made by Chicago’s racially divided voters, Blacks, Whites and Hispanics. The first run will see all of the racial blocks divided and the two candidates who receive the most votes — no one will win the 50 percent…

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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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A good movie should be about entertainment

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A good movie should be about entertainment

A good movie should be about entertainment These days, movie reviewers judge films not by what the audience wants but rather by what they want. Oftentimes, those judgments are driven by issues that pander to social minorities and left-wing liberal preferences. Why can’t we judge films based solely on their entertainment value, rather than on…

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

Why conspiracy theories are necessary Youtube has launched a campaign to delete and ban videos that promote “conspiracy theories” that trend against mainstream acceptance and news media coverage. But is that a wise thing to allow? Conspiracy theories keep the American public aware of instances when conspiracy theories are actually a reality By Ray Hanania…

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Remembering Chicago’s race wars from the 1960s

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Remembering Chicago’s race wars from the 1960s

Remembering Chicago’s race wars from the 1960s Looking back at Chicago in the 1960s and the racial tensions that divided Blacks and Whites, I decided to write a book about that experience. White Flight, which I titled “Midnight Flight: One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel)”…

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Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr.

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Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr.

Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., came to symbolize the successful struggle against racism and bigotry in America not just against the racism of Americans in society but also the racist practices of the American government. While others in the African American community embraced violent…

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HANANIA: Democratic convention aftermath, change or action? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 8-29-08

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Not just “change,” America needs action By Ray Hanania — The Democratic Convention may have been exciting for those privileged few who were in their front convention seats. But from the bleachers of mainstream America where most Americans sat in front of their TV screens, the convention started out slow and continued on predictably.

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CARTOONS: DIS-UNITY of Color denies Arab Journalists Equal Rights, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 7, 2008

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CARTOONS: DIS-UNITY of Color denies Arab Journalists Equal Rights, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 7, 2008

RAY HANANIA’S WORLD Comic Strip and Cartoons UNITY: Journalists of Color UNITY: Journalists of Color, refuse to recognize the rights of Arab Americans at their convention in Chicago in July 2008.

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HANANIA: Obama “controversies” bring out America’s underlying race problems, For Immediate Release, April 29, 2008

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Obama “controversies” bring out America’s underlying race problems By Ray Hanania — Some people say the controversy surrounding presidential nominee Barack Obama is about his policies and his controversial associates. But the real issues underlying everything in this presidential election is race and the failure of America’s to really get past the racial divide that…

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