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Why We Called for a Boycott of the White House Iftar

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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...

Rights Groups Call For Justice Department Probe Of '85 Bombing

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights groups and members of Congress are pressing the Justice Department to renew its investigation of a 1985...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Luqman Ameen Abdullah, Leader Of Radical Islam Group, Killed In Raid

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested several members of a radical Sunni Islam group in the U.S., killing one of its leaders at a ...

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.