Posts Tagged “Rashida Tlaib”

Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District

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Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District

Black vote splits to let Rashida Tlaib win Michigan 13th District Rashida Tlaib was able to win the office for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s 13th District in a large part because of support from activists like filmmaker Michael Moore and allies of Bernie Sanders, but mainly because her African American rivals split the Black vote decisively…

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Big picture overview of Rashida Tlaib’s and Michigan elections

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Big picture overview of Rashida Tlaib’s and Michigan elections

Big picture overview of Rashida Tlaib’s and Michigan elections Although there is much focus on the fact that Rashida Tlaib is Muslim, and is touted as the “first Muslim woman” to be elected to Congress this November, her Arab heritage is of much more significance. As a Palestinian Arab, Tlaib could find herself in an…

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Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote

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Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote

Arab Americans in Michigan have much at stake in Aug. 7 vote Michigan, which has one of the largest Arab American populations, will vote on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in primary elections. Many Arab Americans are on the ballot including Abdul El-Sayed for Governor on the Democratic ticket, and Rashida Tlaib for Congress, also on the…

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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

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Arab American presence in U.S. Congress at risk

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 challenge. Three Arab American congressmen have left or retired from office leaving four incumbents. Six more are running in five districts, including one race where two…

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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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ترشح طليب في ولاية ميشيغان يقدّم صورة عن تحديات الجالية العربية

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ترشح طليب في ولاية ميشيغان يقدّم صورة عن تحديات الجالية العربية

ترشح طليب في ولاية ميشيغان يقدّم صورة عن تحديات الجالية العربية بقلم راي حنانيه Tlaib candidacy in Michigan offers insight into community challenges رشيدة طليب هي أول امرأة فلسطينية مسلمة تُنتخَب لعضوية المجلس التشريعي لولاية ميشيغان سنة 2008 عن مقاطعة خارج مدينة ديترويت. لقد كان ذلك إنجازا عظيما باعتبار أنها إحدى سيّدتين مسلمتين تحصل على…

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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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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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War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC

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War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC

War between extremists and moderates spills over onto ADC Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday, June 09, 2013  By Ray Hanania Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian American elected to the Michigan Legislature, sent an explosive letter on May 31 to the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the nation’s premier Arab civil rights group, that accused its Michigan Director, Imad…

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