ADC-Michigan Introduces Awardees at MLK Dinner to commemorate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

ADC-Michigan Introduces Awardees at MLK Dinner to commemorate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act 

Dearborn, MI | | April 28, 2014 - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee’s (ADC) Michigan Regional Office is pleased to announce the distinguished award recipients who will be honored at its upcoming Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., at the Byblos Banquet Hall in Dearborn, Michigan.  The event will also be an opportunity to shed light on the breaking news surrounding the filed lawsuit against Eastern Michigan University.

The 2014 MLK Awards Recipients include:

Congressman John D. Dingell will receive the ADC Michigan’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his indefatigable work fighting for justice and civil liberties in Michigan and across the United States.

Stephen Henderson, the editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press since January 2009, will be the recipient of the ADC Michigan Media Leadership Award for promoting balanced and fair coverage.

Leila Saba Hanna, who worked for the Michigan Department of Civil Rights for over 30 years will be the recipient of the ADC Michigan Leadership Award.

Fattum Mutahr from General Motors will be the recipient of ADC Michigan’s Youth Leadership Award for her work with numerous youth-focused initiatives in the greater Detroit area focused on mentoring, career development, and leadership development.

Students from Eastern Michigan University and the Omani Students Association from the University of Michigan will each receive the ADC Michigan’s Community Award for their tireless efforts in promoting social justice and understanding in their respective communities.

Due to our generous sponsors, there are still complimentary seats still available.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Attorney Fatina Abdrabboh directly at

Members of the Media are welcome to attend.  Please contact for any questions.


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About ADC-Michigan: ADC is the largest Arab-American grassroots organization in the U.S. It is committed to supporting the civil rights of all people, and opposes racism and bigotry in any form.  The ADC-Michigan office represents the largest concentration of Arabs in the United States.  


If you would like further information on the ADC-Michigan Action App, or if you would like to schedule an interview, please contact:

Name:   Attorney Fatina Abdrabboh
Phone:   313-581-1201



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