The Constitution will only play a meaningful role in our future if we properly contextualize its past Earlier this year, DeKalb County, Georgia, sought to tear down a Confederate monument in a public square in the county seat of Decatur. The monument is an obelisk which was erected in 1908...
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Washington Watch- An Israeli Election That Will Decide Nothing
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Before a single vote is cast in Israel's second national election this year, two disturbing facts are clear: the outcome will be as muddled as it was after the April contest and whoever wins, despite the permanent state of denial in which Western liberals find themselves, Israel/Palestine has become one state – an Apartheid state. Continue Reading....
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In responding to the scourge of white supremacist violence, Congress should not harm the very communities it's trying to protect. On September 4, 2019, the Arab American Institute joined the ACLU, Brennan Center for Justice, Color of Change, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Muslim Advocates, South Asian Americans...
Across the country young people and their families are preparing to go back to school. As the 2019-2020 academic year gets underway, AAI wants to be sure that families are ready to respond to any incidents of bigotry, discrimination or First Amendment violations related to their child’s education. We must be...
Amid political turmoil, Sudan currently stands at a crossroads between a path toward democracy and one toward continued political repression. Ongoing developments there motivated AAI to host a Congressional briefing titled, "What Can Congress Do to Support Democracy in Sudan?" on August 22, 2019. The event featured panelists...