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New Award-Winning Lebanese Film Caramel Opens in Theatres Soon

Lebanese filmmaker Nadine Labaki’s new film CARAMEL, a new award-winning Middle Eastern film (from Lebanon), will open in February with distribution to theaters throughout the United States. The critically acclaimed film was a hit at the Cannes Film Festival this past year, Caramel went on to win the Audience Award at The San Sebastian Film … Continued

Pope Highlights Vocation of Christians in the Holy Land

The vocation of Christians living in the Holy Land is one of particular importance, for they are builders of justice and peace and represent the living presence of Christ, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this today upon receiving in audience prelates from the Conference of Latin Bishops in the Arab Regions (CELRA), led by … Continued

ADC Announces 2008 Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

Since 1981, over 400 students have participated in the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committees’s (ADC) Anthony Shadid Intern Program. Students from all over the country gather at the National Headquarters in Washington, DC each year to gain first-hand experience and knowledge about ADC issues and campaigns. ADC is an Arab-American grassroots civil rights organization. It was founded … Continued

ADC-MI Announces MLK Scholarship Winners

ADC Michigan’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program began nine years ago. ADC believed it was important to implement a program which would not only honor one of our nation’s greatest civil rights leaders but also carry his message to the Arab and Chaldean communities in metro Detroit. Thus was born a program that … Continued

Arab American Scholarship Foundation Announces 2008 Scholarship Program

The Arab American Scholarship Foundation of the Lebanese American Heritage Club (AASF-LAHC) is proud to announce the official opening of the 2008 AASF program. A 501 c (3), the AASF-LAHC provides over 60 scholarships annually to deserving Arab American students of high academic distinction. In order to apply, students MUST submit their initial application online … Continued

Dr. Jack Shaheen Launches His New Book…Guilty: Hollywood’s Verdict on Arabs After 911

GUILTY: Hollywood’s Verdict on Arabs After 9/11, will be released on February 11th. Written by internationally acclaimed author, professor and media critic, Dr. Jack Shaheen. The book looks at Hollywood’s obsession with bad Arabs and murderous Muslims post 9/11. Guilty: Hollywood’s Verdict on Arabs After 9/11 is a social study on the relationship between racism … Continued

ADC-MI Bids Farewell to Deputy Director Rana Abbas

ADC Michigan extends its farewell and best wishes to Deputy Director Rana Abbas, who will leave the organization on January 14, 2008 to co-head Global Linguistic Solutions (GLS) in Michigan. GLS is a joint venture between DynCorp International (DI) and McNeil Technologies (McNeil) that aims to bring extensive experience in the deployment and sustainment of … Continued

Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) Appoints Executive Director

The ACCESS Board of Directors officially appointed Hassan Jaber executive director of the organization effective December 17, 2007. Mr. Jaber, who was formally chief operating officer, was appointed acting executive director in September 2007 after co-founder and Executive Director, Ismael Ahmed resigned to lead the State of Michigan Department of Human Services. “Hassan’s unique mix … Continued

DNC Releases Text Resolution on Ethnic Data Collection in 2010

Resolution Urging More Specific Ethnic Identification Choices in the 2010 Census WHEREAS, the decennial census form has required respondents to choose from a narrow range or ethnic identification choices; and WHEREAS, the decennial census short form has grouped ethnic histories together overbroadly, forcing people of Iranian, Greek, Polish, British, Russian, Mexican and similar backgrounds into … Continued

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