Posts Tagged “anti-Arab racism”

Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

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Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics

Chicagoland’s Arabs learn first lesson in real politics Though divided over political races, Chicago’s Arab American community has come together as a powerful force that can no longer be taken for granted by elected officials and local governments. The heated battle between conservative Democratic Congressman Dan Lipinski and liberal Democratic challenger Marie Newman created the…

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HANANIA: Racism lingers in presidential election, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-11-08

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Racism lingers large in presidential election By Ray Hanania — When one of his supporters went to the microphone at a Republican presidential rally and called Democrat Barack Obama an “Arab,” John McCain immediately took the microphone away and said “No ma’am.” And then McCain added the line that really hurt more than the woman’s…

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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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