Posts Tagged “Muslims”

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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CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope

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CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope

CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope, Says He is Unfit to Serve in Biden-Harris Administration The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Rahm Emanuel for “demeaning and Islamophobic comments” the former…

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History of Al-Andalus featured in special “Deep Dive” by the Arab News newspaper

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History of Al-Andalus featured in special “Deep Dive” by the Arab News newspaper

History of Al-Andalus featured in special “Deep Dive” by the Arab News newspaper How eight centuries of Muslim rule in what is now Spain led to a golden age of culture and science in the emirates of the Iberian Peninsula. An investigation by Arab News’ new Research & Studies Unit tracks down some of the descendants of…

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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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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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Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police

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Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police

Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police Arab-American Chamber of Commerce to host Ramadan Iftar at Chicago Police Headquarters with Commander Eddie Johnson, former Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson, leaders of Chicagoland’s Muslim, Christian and Jewish faiths What: The Arab American Chamber of Commerce is hosting an interfaith Ramadan iftar –the time Muslims…

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The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy

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The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy

The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy The criticism of Joe Ricketts and the attacks against the Chicago Cubs reflect the twisted, distorted form of public justice that has corrupted today’s society. It also displays the hypocrisy of some of the politicians like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who have exploited the incident for personal…

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer New Muslim Political Organization makes its first endorsements in Chicago City-Wide Elections: Ameya Pawar for City Treasurer and Anna Valencia for City Clerk. The Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition also released its list of Muslims running for office in Chicago and the Chicagoland suburbs Today, on the first…

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 to March 3, in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, inside the Fine and Performing Arts…

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil Protestors have been disrupting meetings of the Palos Township board for nearly 18 months as a part of a political strategy devised by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to undermine her anti-tax critics led by County Commissioner Sean Morrison. They are targeting Sharon Brannigan out of…

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer Internationally renowned musicians and vocalists from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds come together to sing and pray for the peace and future of the Holy City On June 20 at 7:30 p.m., The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) will host a unique gathering…

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Nearly every congressman, candidate has taken money from AIPAC

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Nearly every congressman, candidate has taken money from AIPAC

Nearly every congressman, candidate has taken money from AIPAC In the heated battle for the 3rd Congressional District in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary, which has one of the largest concentrations of Arab American voters in the country, incumbent conservative Dan Lipinski squeaked out a slim victory over liberal challenger Marie Newman. For the…

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