Tag: Latinos

WATCH: ACLU on Racial Mapping — The Secret Behind the FBI’s Invasive Program

[ 0 ] February 14, 2013 |

by HUFFPOST LIVE on FEBRUARY 13, 2013:  The American Civil Liberties Union recently challenged the FBI over a secret racial and ethnic mapping program, which allegedly gathers intelligence on specific American communities. According to the ACLU, the program profiles Muslims and Arab-Americans in Michigan, African-Americans in Georgia, Chinese and Russian-Americans in California and broad swaths […]

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John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

John Zogby: Don’t Discount the Muslim American “Influence” Vote

[ 1 ] December 5, 2012 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN for ISLAMiCommentary on DECEMBER 5, 2012: “What we had was a huge demographic victory, not quite an ideological victory,” said John Zogby to an Islamic studies and public policy audience at Duke University, a week after the re-election of President Barack Obama. Zogby, Senior Analyst with the polling firm JZ Analytics, had […]

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Hussein Ibish: Arab Americans Need Political Normalization

Hussein Ibish: Arab Americans Need Political Normalization

[ 0 ] November 14, 2012 |

by HUSSEIN IBISH for THE DAILY BEAST on NOVEMBER 12, 2012:  Following the recent election, and noting the growing influence of nontraditional power blocs such as Latinos, Arab Americans have again raised the question of how they can become politically empowered. There is only one answer: become politically “normal” Americans. This seems simultaneously a provocative […]

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PEW SURVEY: How the Faithful Voted — 2012 Preliminary Analysis

PEW SURVEY: How the Faithful Voted — 2012 Preliminary Analysis

[ 0 ] November 13, 2012 |

by PEW FORUM ON RELIGION & PUBLIC LIFE, on NOVEMBER 7, 2012:  (Excerpts from Introduction) In his re-election victory, Democrat Barack Obama narrowly defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the national popular vote (50% to 48%)1. Obama’s margin of victory was much smaller than in 2008 when he defeated John McCain by a 53% to 46% […]

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