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Georgia Lawmaker Wants to Ban Women From Wearing Burqas in Public

Nov 17, 2016

BY: Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer In wake of the results of the election, there has been a significant spike in cases of Islamophobia across the country. This increase is a result of the rhetoric used throughout the campaign season, which wrongfully(...)

Arab American Entrepreneur Tom Barrack to Chair Trump's Inaugural Committee

Nov 17, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer President-elect Donald Trump announced his Presidential Inaugural Committee members on Tuesday. Trump chose billionaire Arab American entrepreneur, Tom Barrack, to chair the committee. The purpose of the committee is to coordinate the events surrounding the inauguration,(...)

Trump Supporters Use Discriminatory Laws and Japanese Internment Camp "Precedent" to Support Muslim Registry

Nov 17, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Get out your Holocaust history textbooks because President-elect Trump is making the word “registry” trendy again. Kris Kobach, the Kansas Secretary of State, told Reuters that a “Muslim registry” is being considered by Trump. Kobach has(...)

Sting's New Song "Inshallah" Acknowledges Refugee Hardships

Nov 17, 2016

BY: Meshal Abusalem/Contributing Writer Most people recognize the name Sting and his long career in the music industry. This week, Sting has just released a new album, which includes a song called “Inshallah” that brings light back to the refugee(...)
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From Palestine to Standing Rock: Your Story is Our Story

Nov 17, 2016

By Israa Suliman/Contributing Writer from We Are Not Numbers Dear Native Americans: Although we are of different color, religion, culture and place, I have learned, as I read about the protests at Standing Rock, that we have much more in(...)

The Most Anti-Arab and Islamophobic Headlines from Breitbart

Nov 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The reality of a President Trump is becoming less foggy with each passing day since the November 8 elections. This week, Trump has begun naming members of his staff who will join him in the White(...)
Falafel Fighters: Legislators Fighting For Arab Americans

Arab American Principal Defends Diversity, Faces Backlash from Parents #FalafelFighters

Nov 16, 2016

In response to the popular series #HummusHaters, which highlights those who vilify the Arab American community and calls on them to try a taste of our culture, Arab America presents #FalafelFighters. Those who fight against anti-Arab bigotry, Islamophobia, and discrimination towards(...)

Trump’s Advisors and Israeli Friends Say Palestine is Over

Nov 16, 2016

BY: Meshal Abusalem/Contributing Writer Many leaders have called to congratulate the next president of the United States, Donald Trump, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who has been particularly interested in what Trump envisions for Israel, even though Trump himself has(...)

Hattas & Hats for the Homeless: Christmas 2016

Nov 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Arab America Launches “Hattas & Hats for the Homeless” this Christmas (WASHINGTON, DC) November 16, 2016 – As we approach the holiday season and brace for an impending winter, Arab America is proud to launch its newest initiative: “Hattas(...)
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Remembering beloved Arab American Professor Irfan Shahid

Nov 16, 2016

BY: Adriana Murray/Contributing Writer While last week seemed to fly by with all the craziness from the election, the Washington, DC community mourned the loss of the beloved Arab American Professor Irfan Shahid of Georgetown University. Professor Shahid was born(...)

Interview with Joudie Kalla of Palestine on a Plate

Nov 16, 2016

BY: Nadine Ismail/Ambassador Blogger Joudie Kalla of Palestine on a Plate shares her new book and sources of inspiration with Nadine Ismail of Reinventing Nadine in a special interview for Arab America. Joudie Kalla is the author of the new(...)

Syria's Crusader Castles

Nov 16, 2016

Crac des Chevaliers, Crusader Castle, Syria BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer ALEPPO, Syria's second largest city with its massive citadel which had withstood the fiercest onslaughts of the Crusaders, was behind us as we made our way through man-planted forests edging(...)

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