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In this Thursday, April 30, 2020 photo, a billboard highlighting the 2020 Census is seen in Dearborn, Mich. The Arab American community checks many boxes that census and nonprofit officials say are hallmarks of the hardest-to-count communities: large numbers of young children, non-English speakers, recent immigrants and those who often live in multifamily or rental housing. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hard-to-count Arab Americans urged to prioritize census

May. 4, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — At a Michigan gas station, the message is obvious — at least to Arabic speakers: Be counted in the 2020 census. “Provide your community with more/additional opportunities,” the ad on the pump handle reads in Arabic. In the fine print, next to “United...

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2019 file photo, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, center, sits near the back of the room at the Islamic Center of New York University during Friday prayers. The 27-year-old New Jersey congressional candidate was recently threatened with Islamophobic and violent comments. After sharing the audio recording on her twitter page, dozens of female leaders, including Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, publicly condemned the attack on Al-Khatahtbeh. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)

Women leaders condemn threat against congressional candidate

Apr. 30, 2020 12:16 PM EDT

Dozens of women activists, leaders and lawmakers have joined a petition denouncing a death threat against congressional candidate Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, the first Muslim woman to run for federal office from New Jersey. The 27-year-old is the founder of MuslimGirl.com, an online magazine with a global audience....