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Author Archives: Nana Osei

The Lebanese of the Ivory Coast

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer The Lebanese of the Ivory Coast are a prominent group of people in the area of Western Africa. Their history is long and rich. They’ve endured so much and have made great effort to make their place in the Ivory Coast. However, before I explain to you who exactly … Continued

Top 10 Arabian Dishes for the Summer

  By: Nana Osei/ Arab America Contributing Editor Arabian food is some of the most delicious and diverse food on earth. Also, there is even food for events and seasons. I’ll be giving you the top ten Arabian dishes to indulge in this summer. These are not in any particular order as they are all amazing. … Continued

A Checklist for an Arab American Activist

By: Nana Osei/ Arab America Contributing Writer  Sometimes, someone needs to take a stand against the injustice of the world even when it seems like there is no one else there to support them. That someone could be you. To be an activist is to take a stand against injustice. Not only this but voice … Continued

The Floating Island Of Lebanon

By: Nana Osei / Arab America Contributing Writer Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your own Island? Have you ever wondered how it even feels to be on a floating island? What if I told you that once there was a chance to have this experience? Between the 1980s to … Continued

The Secret Life of Olive Trees in the Arab World

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer The olive tree has a huge significance and meaning in the Arab world. What is the olive tree though? Furthermore, why is it so significant and what is its meaning. What is the nature and science behind the olive tree? A lot of people don’t understand how important the … Continued

Why do Countries Want to Colonize the Arab World?

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer Why do so many countries want to colonize the Arab world? The Arab world is not only beautiful but powerful in many ways also. Furthermore, it contains some of the most influential and wealthy individuals in the world. The Arab world has many strategic locations that could allow many … Continued

Hijab: More Than a Piece of Cloth

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer The hijab is more than simply a piece of cloth. The hijab has meaning far beyond the idea of simple fabric. For many Arab Americans, the hijab is a piece of their own identity. It also gives many Arab women across the world empowerment contrary to what may be said … Continued

Kahlil Gibran and Some of His Philosophical Quotes Explained

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer      Kahlil Gibran is an Arab American of many talents. Born in the Bsharri, Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate on January 6, 1883, he discovered his artistic and creative ability at a young age. Gibran was originally named Khalil but prefers to be known as Kahlil. (Notice the different placement of … Continued

Amazing Ways Arab Americans Save Money

By: Nana Osei/Arab American Contributing Writer When it comes to saving money Arab Americans are the experts in the field. They are resilient, patient, and wise when it comes to their spending habits and money. The Census Bureau has found that Arab Americans are twice as likely to have a college degree. Furthermore, they also … Continued

7 Independent Arab Films You Have to Watch

By: Nana Osei/ Arab America Contributing Writer For many years, the Arab presence at the Cannes Film Festival has been predictable and tiresome. While the number of participating films has substantially increased, the all-too-familiar themes, subjects, and forms remained unchanged. But this was not the case in 2019 – or at least not entirely. In … Continued

How To Get Through Life as an Arab American Immigrant

By: Nana Osei/Arab America Contributing Writer  There are millions of Arab American immigrants within the US. Some come for shelter while others come in hope of the American dream. Being an Arab American immigrant isn’t easy so here’s a guide in order to help you survive life in the US. Learn English English is the … Continued

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