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American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee

Remembering Renée Moorad, Remembering Kahlil Gibran: Historical Continuity and Arab-American Activism

Todd Fine | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Todd Fine

Today, young Arab-American activists, like Renée, advocate that American ideals of civil liberties, of ethnic and racial equality, and of respect for immigrants also apply to Arab-Americans and to Arabs living in the United States.

Muslim Mom To Woman Who Harassed Her On A Delta Flight: I Forgive You

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion

A Muslim mom says she was harassed onboard a Delta Air Lines flight for wearing a hijab, and that Delta staff failed to come to her defense. Darlen...

'American Sniper' Made Some Fans 'Wanna Go Shoot Some F**king Arabs'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee said this week that threats against Muslims and Arabs have soared following the release of "American S...

Why We Called for a Boycott of the White House Iftar

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

President Obama used a religious event to make a political statement -- one that was simultaneously an insult to the entire Muslim- and Arab-American community.

Congressman Criticizes Boycott Of White House Iftar Dinner

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After an Arab American group called for a boycott of the White House’s annual Iftar dinner due to the escalating situation in Gaza, Congressman Keit...

The Unceasing Fight for Justice in the Murder of Alex Odeh

Ben Jealous | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Ben Jealous

A Palestinian-American organizer and civil rights icon, Odeh was assassinated 28 years ago today. His life and work shared strong parallels with Medgar Evers, as did his untimely and tragic death. Unlike Medgar Evers, however, the name Alex Odeh remains unrecognizable for too many Americans, and his murder remains unresolved.

Jaweed Kaleem

FBI Makes Big Changes On Hate Crimes | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.06.2013 | Religion

After years of pressure from civil rights groups and lawmakers who say attacks against religious and ethnic minorities are not adequately monitored b...

Luke Johnson

Arab Civil Rights Group That Stirred Controversy Hosting Hagel Also Featured Prominent Republicans | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- Opponents of former Sen. Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary have zeroed in on a 2008 speech he gave to the American-Arab Anti-...

Finding the 'American' Kahlil Gibran: Renée Moorad and the ADC Commemorative Stamp Campaign

Todd Fine | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Todd Fine

With increasing interest in the historical connections between the United States and the Arab world as a result of the politics of our time, there seemingly is a new push to expand knowledge about Gibran and possibly ground him in an American setting.

Arab Americans Come to Washington

Arsalan Iftikhar | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics
Arsalan Iftikhar

Since Islamophobia and anti-Arab sentiment have been major players in our current political discourse today, it is encouraging to see civil rights groups like the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) tackle these issues during their 2012 ADC Annual Convention.

Arab Americans Have Substantial Presence in Tuesday's Elections

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

When Americans across the country flock to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, Arab Americans will be standing with them side-by-side in line to vote.