Posts Tagged “Racism”

The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax

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The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax

The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax Most of the mainstream American news media got it wrong about Jussie Smollett. They were too eager to believe his lies about racism and homophobia because some issues are more important than others. But the worst int he media is Robin Roberts of Good Morning America on…

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

Relief over Van Dyke sentencing The unfairness of the public’a assault of Police Officer Jason Van Dyke and the glorification of Laquan Mcdonald is sickening. It’s not something too many people want to hear, but McDonald’s defenders should be ashamed of themselves Originally Published in The Regional/Reporter Newspapers 1-23-19 By Ray Hanania How do you explain…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred?

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Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred?

Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred? The New York Stock Exchange expels a journalist because he is Arab and because he works for the AlJazeera Network in 2003. It’s an example of the racist, anti-Arab sentiment that flourished in the years after the terrorist attacks that took place on Sept. 11, 2001. By…

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Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

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Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America

Victims of hate in the post-Sept. 11, 2001 America This column was published in 2007 and addresses the fight to recognize the victims of the reprisals that stemmed from the Sept. 11, 2001. Many Americans refused to recognize the Americans, Arab, Muslims and “Middle East looking” who were attacked in revenge assaults in the weeks…

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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel I’ve covered six Chicago Mayors since 1976 including Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael A. Bilandic, Jane M. Byrne, Harold Washington, Eugene Sawyer and Richard M. Daley. But I have yet to get Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to allow me to interview him, despite numerous requests. What’s the…

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