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Syrian Refugees … a story of a young Syrian who left her devastated country to start a new life in Minnesota

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A few hundreds gathered at NW Islamic center ti welcome a few from Syrian Refugee families.. , great spirit and great hospitality…., the story of a young  Syrian girl who lost her father in Al Assad prison.. “My father didnt want to leave Syria, he was arrested and tortured to death in Assad prison”  she explained with a worried smile

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SYRIAN REFUGEES, Between political rhetoric and reality, My conversation with members of CISPOS !

Rihab Abu Sara and Andy Berman talk about the plight of Syrian refugees 

Syrian Refugees Between Reality and Ideology, My conversation with members of CISPOS

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Yes, The Confederate Flag Represents Heritage … a Heritage of Racism!

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Mr Roof posing on his website

The Confederate Flag Represents a Heritage of Racism!
Last Wednesday around 9 p.m., Dylan Roof, a 21-year-old white supremacist, entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. According to police, during a weekly Bible study meeting, he opened fire killing nine people. Mr. Roof’s racism and hatred toward blacks was demonstrated in his website, which was discovered Saturday. The website appears to offer the first serious look at his deep and twisted mind. A mind of lots of Americans who still think Civil War is not over and still raging on. “I hate the sight of the American flag,” he wrote. “Modern American patriotism is an absolute joke.” He enlightened us in this way as he posted a picture of himself burning, stomping and spitting on the Stars and Stripes while grasping and waving the Confederate battle flag and holding a gun.
This heartbreaking tragedy opened up a serious debate in America over the Confederate flag, raising questions about the true meaning of this subversive symbol, which haunt us until today.

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