Posts Tagged “race”

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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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

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Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab

Don’t call me MENA, call me Arab President Obama is considering placing an all inclusive category called “MENA” (Middle Eastern and North Africa) on the US Census forms going out soon to identify the nation’s 2020 demographic population, but I think the designation should be sweet and simple “Arab.” I’m not MENA, I am Arab and I…

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Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago

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Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago

Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago. Is the military responsible for the recent killings of uniformed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. And a look back at the American attitude towards violence, Richard Speck, White Flight and racism By Ray Hanania July 21, 2016. As a veteran who served active duty during the Vietnam…

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I Stand with the Police, first

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I Stand with the Police, first

I Stand with the Police, first. A look at the factors involved in the debate over police shootings and the recent outrageous killing of police officers By Ray Hanania July 14, 2016. I stand with the Police because the majority of Police officers are professionals who put their lives on the line everyday and night…

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OJ Simpson and the moral bankruptcy of society

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OJ Simpson and the moral bankruptcy of society

OJ Simpson and the moral bankruptcy of society By Ray Hanania When I was young, the world was a scary place. The Soviet Sputnik was flying over our heads menacingly as we hid under varnished wood school desks. Drifter Richard Speck tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses down the street from where I lived…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 13 — Notes from Readers

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 13 — Notes from Readers One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved Send us your comments and memories and I will post them here. You must let me know if you do not…

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