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‘Stand up and fight back’ for rights, Jesse Jackson urges Arab Americans
alarabiya.net ^ | October 17, 2013

Posted on 10/17/2013 7:37:50 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Prominent civil rights activist and Christian minister Jesse Jackson urged America’s Arab community on Wednesday to stand up and fight for their rights.

“We are the new America,” said Jackson, speaking at the second annual banquet of the Arab-American Civil Rights League, according to U.S.-based daily Detroit Free Press. “Love yourself. Stand up and fight back.”

He slammed what he called the “madness of racism” that has led to Arab Americans having their bank accounts closed and being put on no-fly lists.

Jackson told the banquet’s attendees that Arab Americans must protest the closure of their bank accounts. “You must not retreat…You are God’s people.” He said.

Earlier this year, the league announced the filing of a lawsuit against an Ohio-based bank which it said improperly closed accounts of hundreds of people of Middle Eastern descent.

Jackson has worked with Arab Americans across the U.S. for several decades, working to gain their vote during his presidential run in 1984 and 1988.

One of Jackson’s senior campaign advisers during his presidential bid was James Zogby. Today, Zogby heads the Arab-American Institute as its president.

Zogby said during the event that Arab-Americans have “a voice America needs to hear.”


TOPICS: Extended News; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: jameszogby; michigan

1 posted on 10/17/2013 7:37:50 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Arab is not a race.


2 posted on 10/17/2013 7:41:43 PM PDT by FredZarguna (The sequel, thoroughly pointless, derivative, and boring was like all James Cameron "films.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe
guess the mutt doesn't understand he'd be their slave if they had their way...
3 posted on 10/17/2013 7:42:31 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jesse really doesn’t want to know what they think about him.


4 posted on 10/17/2013 7:44:20 PM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: FredZarguna

They might want to be careful about that fighting back thing. They’re outnumbered by middle eastern Christians in the Detroit area these days.


5 posted on 10/17/2013 7:46:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Yeah. Stand up and fight back.

Please.

6 posted on 10/17/2013 7:47:57 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Chode

The spirit of Confusion is strong with this one....

He refers to the “madness of racism”.

He practices the racism of madness.


7 posted on 10/17/2013 7:48:43 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: cdcdawg

Arabs are ethnically classified as Semitic Caucasians.

They think they’re the whitest white folks there ever was. It’s in their Koran that Profit Mohammed was the whitest white guy there ever was.

Arabs are racists. Period. To them, Jesse Jackson is a “raisinhead”. That’s in their Koran, too.


8 posted on 10/17/2013 7:49:30 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: One Name
100%
9 posted on 10/17/2013 7:49:34 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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Good going Jesse, but beware.

Those moslems might just get together and cut your nuts out.

...or something.


10 posted on 10/17/2013 7:54:00 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (The "government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Jesse:I say, it ain't no matter the kind of rigger yooz izz, sand, banned or contraband, us riggers gots to stay, beez together, cuz riggers, no matter what will never be de rigueur
11 posted on 10/17/2013 7:56:38 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“He slammed what he called the “madness of racism” that has led to Arab Americans having their bank accounts closed and being put on no-fly lists.”

From the same jacksonass who was relieved by footsteps that were white, not black


12 posted on 10/17/2013 7:57:11 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Shut the Mother down")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Having a hard time inciting violence in the usual places, eh JJ?


13 posted on 10/17/2013 8:08:55 PM PDT by Paulie
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The camel-jocks certainly picked-up quickly enough on the Jackson-Sharpton ‘race-baiting’ tactics.
Any criticism of, say, the arabic practice of walking into a crowd and rudely exploding is ‘Islamaphobic’, but see the latest from the Dept. of Homeland Security’s Mohammed tearing into “xenophobic Tea Party Christians” with our patriotism and other destructive beliefs.


14 posted on 10/17/2013 8:10:49 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Zogby said during the event that Arab-Americans have “a voice America needs to hear.”

Don't worry Jimmy boy. Americans heard the ragheads' voices loud and clear on 09-11-01.

15 posted on 10/17/2013 8:34:55 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hold on to your sombrero! Here comes amnesty! The GOP is on a roll!)
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To: FredZarguna

And Jesse Jackson is not a Christian.


16 posted on 10/17/2013 8:36:54 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: TurkeyLurkey

Sorry for the following - IF WHITE,HETERO,CHRISTIAN, TAXPAYERS DON’T REBEL IN FORCE TODAY - NOT IN THE FUTURE - WE WILL BE SOONER NOT LATER BE A CESSPOOL LIKE THE MID EAST. Jim Rogers states how we are 2nd tier country. My good friend in telecommunications says the same. I hear on the radio from my bunker in south OC how bad the streets are in Los Angeles (little Tijuana)but they are going to build a high transit bullet train to nowhere instead of fixing that problem. Are we going to capitulate like Russia did? I say that we will. I see a nation of weaklings that are ready to be taken over. The Tea party is the only salvation. We must stop any increases in our debt & we won’t do it. Stick a fork in this nation.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 8:58:23 PM PDT by Digger
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I bet you a dollar he is getting Arab oil money now.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 9:12:48 PM PDT by I got the rope
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Tailgunner Joe.

> “We are the new America,” said Jackson, speaking at the second annual banquet of the Arab-American Civil Rights League... “You must not retreat…You are God’s people.” ...Jackson has worked with Arab Americans across the U.S. for several decades, working to gain their vote during his presidential run in 1984 and 1988. One of Jackson’s senior campaign advisers during his presidential bid was James Zogby. Today, Zogby heads the Arab-American Institute as its president.


19 posted on 10/17/2013 9:40:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sounds like Jesse “Jackass” Jackson is running out of reasons to throw a temper tantrum on national television.


20 posted on 10/18/2013 4:27:09 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So ... the left encourage arabs to stand up and fight for rights but vilify conservatives for doing the same.

I don’t like this alternate universe we’ve entered into.


21 posted on 10/18/2013 4:49:59 AM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

White guilt is out of fashion... And Arabs have money...


22 posted on 10/18/2013 6:52:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: Digger

We are reaping what we have sowed as a nation, but we must not stop praying and doing what we can to fight the battle.


23 posted on 10/18/2013 7:45:43 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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