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A talk by Dr. Ali A. Alkandari, at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. Dr Alkandari is an instructor of Modern and Contemporary GCC History at Kuwait University. He holds a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from University of Exeter and Master of Arts in Arab Studies from Georgetown University. Ali works on Islamism and Political Legitimacy in GCC where he published few of articles and participated in several talks on media, conferences, and universities

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Dimensions of the Middle East:
A Summer Institute for Educators
Sunday, June 23 - Friday, 28, 2019 | Duke University

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Dimensions of the Middle East:
A Summer Institute for Educators
Sunday, June 23 - Friday, 28, 2019 | Duke University

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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, released their groundbreaking report, called "Hijacked by Hate: American Philanthropy and the Islamophobia Network," listing the philanthropic foundations, many of them mainstream, that were used by anonymous special interest donors to funnel almost $125 million to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016. The publication was released on May 6, 2019.

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A presentation by Dr. Aomar Broum, UCLA Professor of Anthropology

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A presentation by Dr. David Graizbord, University of Arizona professor of Judaic Studies

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University of AZ productions: YouTube talk on Morocco and medieval (Islamic) Spain, which will be especially of interest to Spanish teachers and people who teach Latino or Jewish students. by Dr. R. Brooks Jeffery (University of Arizona professor of Architecture:

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Fact Sheet About Ramadan for Educators created by the Council of American Islamic Relations

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In 2019, Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, runs from May 5 to June 4. This means that for students all over the US, class will be in session. Ramadan is a festive time in Islam, meant for togetherness and community. For Muslim students, however, it can sometimes be lonely or isolating. Fortunately, there are a few simple things teachers can do to support students during Ramadan.

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Democracy Now! speaks to the academic and activist Angela Davis, as well as Barbara Ransby, historian, author, activist adviser to the Movement for Black Lives and one of the planners behind Black Women in Defense of Ilhan Omar.

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