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You Can Thank the Arabs for #NationalCoffeeDay

Sep 29, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Today is National Coffee Day where millions of Americans will drink an extra cup (or two) in honor of the beverage that keeps the world moving. To say thanks, take a moment to appreciate coffee’s origins:(...)

8 Reasons Why Calling Shimon Peres a “Peacemaker” is a Lie

Sep 29, 2016

BY: Arab America Staff Shimon Peres died on Tuesday at the age of 93 after suffering from a stroke on September 13. The former Israeli prime minister and president was remembered in the U.S. as a peacemaker and lovable leader of(...)

DC Mayor Condemns BDS Movement, But Strives for DC Statehood

Sep 28, 2016

Political cartoon by Arab American Contributing Artist Katie Miranda BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The American Jewish Committee (AJC) issued a letter this summer called “Governors United Against BDS” to all 50 state governors, as well as Washington, DC Mayor Muriel(...)

Arab Americans and African Americans Deserve Positive Media

Sep 28, 2016

By: Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer For decades, African Americans have been perceived as dangerous and threatening. Empirical research shows that the majority of Americans view black males, in particular, as more threatening than their white counterparts. Media plays a significant role(...)

Refugees in Lebanon victims of racism, sexism and their children suffer

Sep 28, 2016

BY: Huda Dawood/Contributing Writer We Are Not Numbers “اخشى ما اخشاه ان تصبح الخيانة وجهة نظر.” This quote is from Palestinian cartoonist Naji El Ali, creator of the little refugee boy Handala. It translates roughly as, “I fear the day that(...)

The Wonderful World Of Tunisian Ceramics

Sep 28, 2016

  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer As we walked through Nabeul, Tunisia’s ceramic capital, I could hardly believe my eyes. Everywhere I looked, colourful ceramics and unglazed pottery filled the shelves inside the countless shops, and spilled onto the sidewalks. Bowls, ewers,(...)

17 Quotes that Embody Etel Adnan: Arab American Philosopher, Writer, and Artist

Sep 28, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer Etel Adnan, born February 4, 1925, was raised in Beirut, Lebanon. Because her mother was from Greece and her father was a high-ranking Ottoman officer from Damascus, Adnan grew up speaking Greek and Turkish in addition(...)

Arab America Picks A President: How America 'Really' Picks A President

Sep 28, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Contributing Writer The primaries and the conventions have come and gone and election day is just weeks away. We'll head to the polls where are choices are Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.   But wait, there's(...)

12 Reasons Armenians and Arabs Are Basically the Same

Sep 26, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer As an Armenian working at an Arab media outlet, who speaks Arabic, and has traveled to the Arab World, I have come to notice many parallels between the Armenian and Arab cultures. As different as we(...)

Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees to Skittles

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer On Monday, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a graphic of a bowl of skittles with the words: “If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?(...)

George and Amal Clooney Pledge to Open Schools for Refugees in Lebanon under White House Initiative

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing refugee crisis. At the UN’s annual Summit for Refugees and Migrants, President Obama delivered his final speech to the General Assembly. The president(...)

Pearling In The Arabian Gulf - A Romantic Trade From The Past

Sep 21, 2016

   BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer For a month my daughter and I had roamed the United Arab Emirates, visiting almost every city and town in that country. As we travelled, at the back of my mind was always the thought,(...)

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