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The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The New Arab Staff

Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The Palestinian man was pictured with his face pressed onto the floor.

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

All is not enough: Why 'Black Lives Matter'

Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla

All is not enough: Why 'Black Lives Matter'

Comment: The truth of the matter is, America has yet to be great for all its citizens, writes Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla.

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TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Danya Hajjaji

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth, an annual celebration commemorating a 19th century proclamation that freed slaves in Texas, comes with deep significance amid this ...

The New Arab Staff

#BlackLivesMatter: Mo Salah urges end to racism in football

Mo Salah has posted in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, calling to fight racism in football.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several French cities, and clashes breaking out in Paris and Lyon.

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

Narjas Zatat

Harper’s Bazaar US appoints black-Arab woman for top post

Harper's Bazaar US just appointed its first black Arab EIC in the form of Samira Nasr, a Canadian with Lebanese and Trinidadian roots.

Dear Arab celebrities: You can't support #<em>BlackLivesMatter</em> in blackface

Danya Hajjaji

Dear Arab celebrities: You can't support #BlackLivesMatter in blackface

A new social media trend saw famous Arabs wearing blackface in a tone-deaf attempt to take a stand against racism. Instead, it spoke volumes ...

London's Muslim mayor seeks removal of slavery-linked statues

The New Arab Staff

London's Muslim mayor seeks removal of slavery-linked statues

The mayor of London has formed a committee to review monuments and street names, after British protesters tore down a statue of slave trader ...

Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

The New Arab Staff

Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

Last year, the 12-year-old girl's body was found in Manchester’s River Irwell.

Diana Alghoul

'Proud to be dark': Egyptian actor silences racists

Egyptian actor Mohamed Ramadan hit back at a racist comment that claimed it's a 'disaster' that his children turned out 'dark unlike their mother', saying he's proud of his skin.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK slave trader's statue toppled in anti-racism protests

British protesters tore down the statue of a renowned slave trader and threw it in the harbour on the second day of weekend protests against ...

Narjas Zatat

Arabs send Americans advice on how to protest safely

Across the world Arabs are sending messages of support to American protesters coming out to demonstrate police brutality and racism following ...

The New Arab

UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

Mo Salah's Liverpool 'take the knee' for George Floyd

The New Arab

Mo Salah's Liverpool 'take the knee' for George Floyd

English Premier League teams are making displays of solidarity following the death of American George Floyd in US police custody.

The New Arab

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

New details of Iyad el-Hallak's tragic death at the hands of Israeli police officers have emerged.

Palestinian BDS movement backs #<em>BlackLivesMatter</em> anti-police brutality protests

The New Arab

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

Iran FM flips the script on US over protests

The New Arab

Iran FM flips the script on US over protests

Tehran's top diplomat altered a State Department statement on protests in Iran to berate the US over the killing of George Floyd and protests ...

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

David Sheen

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

Comment: The Israeli government's crusade against mixed couples is a bigoted and futile policy, writes David Sheen.

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