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Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2014, 1:44PM

The case was merely a pretext for political persecution, the activist’s supporters say.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Facing Race Spotlight: Palestinian-American Activist Linda Sarsour

Facing Race Spotlight: Palestinian-American Activist Linda Sarsour

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 10:00AM

Ahead of Facing Race, the civil rights activist discusses multi-racial solidarity and the overlap between the criminalization of black, Arab and Muslim communities.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, National Security

New York City Activists: 'Anti-Muslim Ads Could Threaten Lives'

New York City Activists: ‘Anti-Muslim Ads Could Threaten Lives’

by Jamilah King on September 26 2014, 11:02AM

Pamela Geller’s latest round of anti-Muslim subway ads aren’t just in bad taste. They could become deadly.

Topics: Culture

NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: 'Our Hands Are Tied'

NYC Transit Official on Anti-Islam Ads: ‘Our Hands Are Tied’

by Jamilah King on September 23 2014, 10:49AM

The ads are sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated an “active anti-Muslim group.”

Topics: Culture

California High School Changes Racist Arab Mascot

California High School Changes Racist Arab Mascot

by Jamilah King on September 17 2014, 11:06AM

But is this a victory?

Topics: Culture

Arab-Americans Tell Census, 'We're Not White'

Arab-Americans Tell Census, ‘We’re Not White’

by Carla Murphy on July 3 2014, 10:08AM

Some Arab-Americans and Hispanics challenge the nation’s decennial count

Topics: /NOW, Society

Broadway Success of 'Aladdin' Underscores Need for Arab Actors

Broadway Success of ‘Aladdin’ Underscores Need for Arab Actors

by Jamilah King on April 4 2014, 10:37AM

Critics of ‘colorblind casting’ blast the Broadway success of the musical.

Topics: Culture

ABC Family Drops 'Alice in Arabia' After Arab, Muslim Protests

ABC Family Drops ‘Alice in Arabia’ After Arab, Muslim Protests

by Jamilah King on March 24 2014, 10:03AM

But the problem is much bigger than just one show.

Topics: Culture

New Romantic Comedy Explores Detroit's Arab-American Community

New Romantic Comedy Explores Detroit’s Arab-American Community

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 9:51AM

Rola Nashef’s film ‘Detroit Unleaded’ is now available for download and on DVD.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

by Von Diaz on August 28 2013, 11:41AM

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

Topics: /NOW

Lebanese Immigrant Wins Miss USA and Miss Oklahoma on SB 1070 [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on May 17 2010, 11:30AM

A 24-year old Arab-American won the title of Miss USA in the annual beauty pageant held Sunday night in Las Vegas. Rima Fakih, a Lebanese immigrant, who moved to the United States as a baby, is the first woman…

Topics: Media

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