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Rise of the Arab American LeftActivists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s$
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Pamela E. Pennock

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469630984

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.001.0001

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Seeking Integration

Seeking Integration

Arab American Political Organizing in the 1980s

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(p.201) 7 Seeking Integration
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Rise of the Arab American Left
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Pamela E. Pennock

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.003.0008

The chapter explains how Arab American activism became more connected to mainstream progressive political organizing. The Palestine Human Rights Campaign, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), and Arab American Institute (AAI) tried to collaborate with liberal religious and political organizations, especially moderate African Americans. The work of the ADC and AAI with Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition and his campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination signalled the inclusion of Arab Americans in mainstream civil rights coalitions.

Keywords:   AAUG, National Association of Arab Americans, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Palestine Liberation Organization, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, James Zogby, Jesse Jackson, Democratic Party, Arab American Institute, civil rights

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