Posted by Arab American Institute on September 18, 2015 in Blog
Last night, Donald Trump’s exchange at a New Hampshire town hall meeting revealed anti-Muslim bigotry which should have no place in this election or any public discourse in our country. You can watch the whole thing here on CSPAN in case you missed it. The moment captured three things: willful ignorance about the faith and citizenship of the President of the United States; fear mongering about American Muslims; and the growing normalization of anti-Muslim and often anti-Arab bigotry not only in the limited setting of Trump’s town hall, but in the mainstream conversation surrounding regrettable events like this.
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Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on September 18, 2015 in Blog
Posted on September 11, 2015 in Arab Americans in Political Life
The Arab American Institute proudly recognizes Arab Americans running for elected office across the country. From local school boards, to the United States House of Representatives, Arab Americans are serving their communities and our country in innumerable capacities. Head over to our Roster of Arab Americans in Public Service and Political Life for a list of those currently in office. 2016 Arab American Candidates Name State Running for District...
Posted by Eddie Bejarano on September 10, 2015 in Blog
The Republican National Committee (RNC) and Democratic National Committee (DNC) do not see eye to eye on most policy issues, but they both can agree that this summer has not been kind to them. As the RNC & DNC look ahead to the rest of the year, they must address how they handle the presidential debates, which are critical opportunities for voters to learn more about the candidates' positions.
For the RNC, the first party sanctioned debate served as the catalyst for the party’s first summertime woes. The Fox News’ debate...Read more
Posted by Kristin Mccarthy on September 08, 2015 in Blog
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Posted on August 07, 2015 in Action Alerts
Posted by Arab American Institute on August 07, 2015 in Blog
Seventeen candidates running for the Republican Party nomination debated last night. The good news is that most discussed issues. The bad news is at least four chose to resort to tired bigotry to appeal to voters. The statements you see above aren’t satirical; they’re not from fringe politicians, or...