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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday April 28, 2014

 


The Weeks Ahead

Events:     

  • Tuesday, April 29 at 12:30-2:00pm in Washington, DC. The Palestine Center presents “Taking Stock: Kerry’s Peace Efforts.”  Click here for details. 

  • Wednesday, April 30 at 6pm-10pm in Washington, DC. UNRWA and JBC events present “L’Apéro Happy Hour” at Bar Dupont. Click here for details. 

  • Wednesday, April 30th at 5:30pm at Byblos Banquet Hall in Dearborn, Michigan. ADC’s 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner with Professor Adrien Wing as the Keynote Speaker. RSVP by emailing adcmich@adc.org. Click here for details. 

  • Thursday, May 1 at 10am in New York, NY. Join the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and pack the court  for oral arguments in Turkmen v. Ashcroft, CCR’s class action civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab non-citizens who were swept up by the FBI and INS as suspected terrorists after 9/11. Click here for details. 

  • Thursday, May 8th at 6pm in Dearborn, MI. American Association of Yemeni Students and Professionals (AAYSP) 6th Annual Scholarship Gala, Co-Sponsored by ADC. Click here for details.

  • Wednesday, May 15 in Washington, DC.  Please join ADC-Women’s Empowerment Forum at Busboys & Poets for a special Arabesque event. The event will showcase independent documentary film, “Madame Parliamentarian,” followed by an open discussion and Q&A segment with the producer and other guest speakers. More details to come. 

Keep track of ADC events near you! View the ADC calendar.


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Adrien Wing is the Bessie Dutton Murray Professor at the University of Iowa College of Law, where she currently teaches International Human Rights, Law in the Muslim World, and Sex Discrimination Law.  

Professor Adrien Wing will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Scholarship Awards Dinner this Wednesday in Dearborn, Michigan.

JewishVoiceForPeace ‏@jvplive
 
On Holocaust Remembrance Day: A call to stop falsely accusing activists of anti-Semitism: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-Ed-Contributors/On-Holocaust-Remembrance-Day-A-call-to-stop-falsely-accusing-activists-of-anti-Semitism-350588 … by JVP’s Donna Nevel

The Eternal Nazi

By Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet

Click here to view the book’s trailer.


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