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Heritage Month: It's Convention Season

Apr 28, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer National Arab American Heritage Month is coming to an end, but there’s no shortage of ways to continue celebrating our amazing culture and community beyond April. One of the easiest ways to honor heritage month is(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans as Musicians

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer The moment a beat of an Arabic instrument is played through a speaker, it is immediately recognizable by most Arab Americans. Classical and pop music from the Arab World is influencing American music and creating hits.(...)

Could Voters Opposed to Both Clinton and Trump Team up Using VotePact?

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Sam Husseini/Contributing Writer There's a solution to the predicament most of the U.S. will be facing between now and November: Liberals, progressives, and others disenchanted with the likely Democratic nominee and conservatives disenchanted with the likely Republican nominee can(...)

Arab America Picks a President: April showers bring May flowers and April primaries bring...us a bit closer to finalizing the nomination process

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer Yesterday, voters in the north east closed out the April presidential primaries and pushed the leading candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, closer to their parties' nominations.  Former Central Falls, R.I. Mayor, Thomas Lazieh,(...)

More U.S. Troops being sent to the Middle East

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer It was announced on Monday by President Obama that 250 U.S. Special Forces would be deployed to Syria to help fight the Islamic State, or Daesh. President Obama made the announcement during a speech he gave(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—a year in the garden!

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Linda Dalal Sawaya/Contributing Writer A year ago I began writing my weekly food and garden column inspired by what is growing in my garden at the moment, and what to do with it in the kitchen. Although my garden(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Advocacy

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contrubuting Writer Arab Americans have never been a voiceless community in this country, and this is in large part due to the tireless advocates who have dedicated their lives and careers to defending and uplifting the Arab American(...)
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Heritage Month: A Tribute to Arab American Organizations

Apr 27, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer and Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Across the country there are numerous Arab American organizations that contribute to local and national communities of all religions, nationalities, professions, and interests. Here are some of the organizations working to build(...)

The Impact Of The Arabic Language And Culture On English And The Other European Languages

Apr 27, 2016

  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer From the desert they came - men filled with religious zeal and riding under banners inscribed with the motto: “There is no god but God and Muhammad is His messenger.” Leaving the conquered Middle East(...)

Senators Try to Stop Palestinian Membership in the UNFCCC

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer In a letter sent last week to Secretary of State John Kerry, 28 U.S. Senators expressed their concern about Palestinain membership in the United Nations Framework convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Senators claimed that since(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Television

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer The entertainment industry has had a complex relationship with the Arab World in terms of how Arabs and Arab Americans are portrayed in the media. Homeland and 24 are prime examples of shows that feature Arabs(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Philanthropy

Apr 25, 2016

BY: Sevan Araz/Contributing Writer Philanthropy plays a traditional role in the development of the Arab World.  The concepts of charity and equality have been deeply entrenched into the mindset of Arabs who value community strength and generosity. These principles remain(...)

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