Posts Tagged “Arab Americans”

Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

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Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas presents her new informational brochure in Arabic with community leaders on Sunday morning May 16 at Nikos Banquets. In expanding her ethnic and heritage reach out to the community, Pappas also named Nijem to serve as an Arab American…

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory salute…

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio Alice Speri, a writer with The Intercept, will join radio host Ray Hanania on Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 AM EST on “The Ray Hanania Show” on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit to discuss rising censorship on Social Media platforms like Facebook…

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Chicago columnist to host “Special Election Coverage” on Arab radio in Detroit

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Chicago columnist to host “Special Election Coverage” on Arab radio in Detroit

Chicago columnist to host “Special Election Coverage” on Arab radio in Detroit Middle East’s leading English language newspaper The Arab News will launch a weekly radio show on Detroit’s US Arab Radio Network to explore issues in the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election. The show will be hosted by the newspaper’s US Special Correspondent Ray…

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3rd District Congressional Democrat Marie Newman feted by Arab Americans

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3rd District Congressional Democrat Marie Newman feted by Arab Americans

3rd District Congressional Democrat Marie Newman feted by Arab Americans Arab and Muslim Americans will organize a rally Sept. 4, Friday for Marie Newman who is the democratic nominee for U.S. Congress in the 3rd Congressional District. The event is hosted by the American Arab Chamber of Commerce and the American Palestinian Club By Ray Hanania…

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Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans

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Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans

Podcast: Overcoming the challenges facing Arab Americans The Problem with the Arab American Community: Award winning journalist and communicator Ray Hanania talks about how the Arab American community can overcome the self-imposed failings to become successful. Many Arab Americans live here physically but are “mentally” still back home Podcast, July 21, 2020, Volume III, Episode. 11 Ray…

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Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans

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Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans

Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans U.S. Census stresses importance of including Arab Americans and Muslims in the 2020 Census count during event at DuSable Museum of African American History on Wednesday. The Census has hired several Arab Americans to assist from Chicago and is receiving support from the influential American Arab Chamber of…

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month Media professional Warren David joins The Arab street Radio and podcast on WNZK AM 690 Radio Friday March 13, 2020 to discuss Arab American Heritage month activities in April, and the politics of Senator Bernie Sanders. By Ray Hanania Arab Americans will be pushing to…

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online Illinois residents can complete the census online starting tomorrow March 12, 2020, at my2020census.gov. IDHS refuses to provide information, however, to Arab American organizations on how the state’s $20 million funding is being appropriated and which ethnic and racial groups are being prioritized or ignored…

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

Opinion: Are Census funds to improve count or politics? Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has allocated $20 million for the Census count in Illinois, monies additional to funds allocated by the U.S. Census. But how much of that money is going to count the most undercounted constituency in Illinois and Cook County, the Arab American community?…

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman

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Marie Newman names Shadin Maali as campaign chairwoman Longtime Suburban Chicagoland community activist Shadin Maali was named as the Campaign Chairwoman for Marie Newman who is a candidate for the 3rd District Congressional seat held by Dan Lipinski. Maali’s appointment underscores Newman’s commitment to the district’s large Arab American population and community in general. Marie…

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Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community

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Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community

Preckwinkle supports Cook County’s Arab American community Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has worked hard to be a friend of the Arab American community. Despite a few stumbles,  Preckwinkle has turned the page to realign support for Arab American rights. By Ray Hanania Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has worked hard to reverse…

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