Posts Tagged “American Arab”

Divided voices weaken fight against anti-Arab bigotry

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Divided voices weaken fight against anti-Arab bigotry

Divided voices weaken fight against anti-Arab bigotry Saudi Gazette Sunday, December 08, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Sometime in the early 1900s, the US Department of Agriculture reached out to the Arab world to obtain “date shoots” to begin date farming in the arid desert areas just outside Los Angeles. The effort was successful and Coachella…

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ADC controversy has American Arab community on edge

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ADC controversy has American Arab community on edge

ADC controversy has American Arab community on edge Saudi Gazette, Sunday November 17, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Emotion often gets in the way of achievement in the American Arab community. You can’t seem to have a discussion without everyone screaming, yelling and calling you harsh names. It doesn’t matter whether the topic is Middle East…

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Tlaib candidacy in Michigan offers insight into community challenges

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Tlaib candidacy in Michigan offers insight into community challenges

Tlaib candidacy in Michigan offers insight into community challenges Saudi Gazette Newspaper, November 03, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Rashida Tlaib was the first Palestinian Muslim woman to be elected to the Michigan State House in 2008 in a district outside of Detroit. It was a monumental achievement considering she is now only one of two…

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Spying on Arabs and Muslims in New York violates civil rights

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Spying on Arabs and Muslims in New York violates civil rights The policy has failed to protect Americans from the real terrorists By Ray Hanania — When American officials fail to do their jobs, they always come up with something to hide that fact. It was clear that the U.S. failed to understand the complexities…

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NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid

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NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid

NAAJA Mourns the death of Journalist Anthony Shadid By Ray Hanania NAAJA National Coordinator — Anthony Shadid was unlike many others. He loved the American Arab community and he also loved professional journalism. He began his journalism career at the Associated Press and though he was born in Oklahoma, he quickly learned Arabic as an adult….

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