Tag: Stage

Historic Win for Abdullah Hammoud Sets Stage for Challenges in State House

Sealing his promise to Dearborn voters, Abdullah Hammoud, the Democratic candidate for the 15th District in the State House of Representatives, became the first Arab American Muslim man to win that seat.  An aura of unease and suspense set in Tuesday night, as Arab American voters, poll volunteers and campaigners closely examined maps in anticipation of the presidential election results….MORE:  arabamericannews.com

Bernie Sanders Vows To Fight Anti-Islam Sentiment: 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate Hugs Muslim Woman On Stage

“Let me be very personal if I might. I’m Jewish, my father’s family died in concentration camps,” Sanders responded during the speech in front of a couple hundred people at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. “I will do everything that I can to rid this country of the ugly stain of racism that has existed for far too many years.” …more: IBTIMES.COM|BY MICHAEL KAPLAN