Rashid Khalidi founded the Arab American Action Network. Obama and his wife were regular dinner guests at Khalidi’s Hyde Park home.
The Obama-Ayers Connections
Recognizing their failure, Ayers and Dohrn moved from violent overthrow of the government to changing it from within the system. In 1995, the duo hostessed Barack Obama’s first Illinois Senate campaign fundraiser in their Hyde Park home. But the ties between Obama, Ayers and Dohrn extend much deeper than a political “coming out” [...]