Posts Tagged “Detroit”

Yalla! Fight Back radio show, podcast and book

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Yalla! Fight Back radio show, podcast and book

Yalla! Fight Back radio show, podcast and book Show episode Friday Feb. 9, 2018 The new book for Arab Americans by political writer and Arab American activist Ray Hanania. Watch for the information on this page soon. Yalla! Fight Back is a guide to help Arab Americans fight back against the racism and bigotry and…

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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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Hanania to perform his Arab-Jewish Standup Comedy for Diversity Conference in Chicago Dec. 6

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Hanania to perform his Arab-Jewish Standup Comedy for Diversity Conference in Chicago Dec. 6

Hanania to perform his Arab-Jewish Standup Comedy for Diversity Conference in Chicago Dec. 6 Hanania joins keynote speaker and Comedy Central performer Keegan Michael Key, Hollywood actor and filmmaker Sayed Badreya, Middle East expert Professor John Woods, Second City Improv Director of Ethnic Outreach Dionna Griffin-Irons, and lawyer and activist Maaria Mozaffar. The Images &…

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الحرب بين المتطرفين والمعتدلين تطال اللجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز

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الحرب بين المتطرفين والمعتدلين تطال اللجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز ADC slammed by fanatics in Detroit بقلم راي حنانيه رشيدة طليب، أمريكية فلسطينية نائبة في المجلس التشريعي لولاية ميشيغن، بعثت برسالة نارية في 31 مايو/أيار للجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز، وهي أهم منظمة في أمريكا تعنى بالحقوق المدنية للعرب، تتهم فيها مدير فرعها بميشيغن، السيد…

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المجموعات المتطرفة توقف المهرجان العربي في ديترويت

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المجموعات المتطرفة توقف المهرجان العربي في ديترويت Detroit ArabFest cancelled بقلم راي حنانيه على مدى السنوات الـ 18 الماضية، عمل المهرجان الدولي للعرب الأمريكيين في ديربورن، وهي إحدى ضواحي ديترويت، على تقديم أفضل المواهب الفنية في الثقافة العربية في أمريكا. وكان المهرجان يُعتبر زُبدة المهرجانات العربية حيث كان يستقطب أكثر من 300 ألف مشاهد على…

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Extremist groups ground Detroit’s Arab Festival

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Extremist groups ground Detroit’s Arab Festival

Extremist groups ground Detroit’s Arab Festival Saudi Gazette, Saturday, May 25, 2013 By Ray Hanania For the past 18 years, the International Arab American Festival in Dearborn, a suburb of Detroit, has showcased the finest talent of Arab culture in America. It was the mother of all Arab festivals, drawing more than 300,000 attendees during its…

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Hanania column 1998: Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

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 Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory By Ray Hanania – With just one word, “Yalla,” audiences around the world watching the James Cameron Movie Titanic in 1997-1998 received their first hint that aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic were passengers of Arab heritage. Although the brief words survived the editor’s…

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Radio Baladi promotional video

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[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/27153053 w=400&h=220] Radio Baladi Promotion Video & McGold TV from Ray Hanania on Vimeo. Radio Baladi is broadcast every Friday at 8 am in Detroit, in Michigan, Northern Ohio, and Windsor Canada. Join the live conversation and share your views on issues in the news affecting American Arabs, Muslims and People from the Middle…

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HANANIA: Obama may be inspiring, but what about his people? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 19, 2008

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Obama may be inspiring, but what about his “people?” By Ray Hanania — Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama is a very inspiring person whose steady words seem to evoke confidence in his audiences. I wish he would drop that annoying Jesse Jackson-like rhyming that he does, and I am not quite comfortable about all the…

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