Posts Tagged: Arab Americans

Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

Congressman Ralph Abraham with Vice President Mike Pence. Courtesy of Congressman Ralph Abraham's facebook page

Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk There are only a few Arab American members serving in the U.S. Congress but keeping that balance stable could be a...

3rd District congressional race attracts Arab American vote

Congressman Dan Lipinski, challenger Marie Newman, faced-off in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary election in Illinois's 3rd Congressional District. Lipinski won by a slim margin with 50.9 percent of the vote.

3rd District congressional race attracts Arab American vote Contentious election to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Illinois has energized Arab American voters. But can it trigger an “Arab...

Yalla! Fight Back, book empowers American Arabs

Yalla! Fight Back 356 pages Published by Urban Strategies Group $24.95 Softcover ISBN:  978-1-387-63577-1 For more information visit www.YallaFightBack.com

Yalla! Fight Back, book empowers American Arabs A new book that empowers Arabs and Muslims in America to effectively confront and change news media bias  was published this week...

Arab American empowerment continues to grow

Mansour Tadros, publisher of Chicagoland's The Future News Newspaper, and Christopher Kennedy, the son of the late U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, speaks at a governor's candidates forum Sept. 16, 2017 at Reza's restaurant in Oak Brook hosted by the American Muslim Task Force. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Arab American empowerment continues to grow Arab Americans have been fighting for a place at the American table from the day they set foot in America. But in recent...

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Marie Newman for Congress full page Ad in The Future News newspaper, the largest circulation Arab American newspaper in Chicagoland and Illinois.

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000,...

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

One of my first journalism assignments was to photograph a meeting between the Ambassador of Morocco and Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1976. I also got a chance to interview Daley. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland....