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Arab America Picks a President: It's Up To You New York, New York

Apr 13, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Contributing Writer After a couple of quiet weeks, things are picking up on the campaign trails. New York is next. Both the Democrats and the Republicans will have their primary elections on Tuesday, April 19. Nothing the week(...)

Mediterranean Cooking from the Garden with Linda Dalal Sawaya—Green almonds, a sure sign of Spring!

Apr 13, 2016

green almonds (louz ahdar)  © linda dalal sawaya 2016 BY: Linda Dalal Sawaya/Contributing Writer Another native to the Middle East, this fruit that is typically considered a nut is really a drupe, and when it appears marks a sure sign of(...)

13 Fun Ways to Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

Apr 13, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer We are thirteen days into National Arab American Heritage Month and it's time to celebrate! Try any of these 13 fun activities with fellow Arab Americans and non-Arabs so you can remember just how fascinating Arab heritage(...)

Abdul Wahab - The Father Of Modern Egyptian Song

Apr 13, 2016

  BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer From the 1930s to well into the 1970s, Muhammad Abdul Wahab was, to the vast majority of Arabic-speaking people, a giant in the world of Middle Eastern entertainment. Every Arab who could afford it, bought(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Popular Music

Apr 12, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Arab American community knows the famous musicians who have been contributing immensely to American pop culture. Some of America’s most well known musical artists are of Arab descent, including: Shakira, Paula Abdul, Frank Zappa, Sammy(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Technology

Apr 11, 2016

BY: Sevan Araz/Contributing Writer The technology sector has dominated the lives of Americans for the last decade and continues to make strides toward modernizing global societies. Information technology represents a key method to bridging social divides and exposing what used(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans as Engineers

Apr 11, 2016

  BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer Like many professional fields, Arab Americans have participated and excelled in the engineering field. Arab Americans in engineering play a particularly important role in keeping society safe, improving the standard of living, and serving the(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in the Foreign Service

Apr 9, 2016

BY: Sevan Araz/Contributing Writer A diplomat serves a unique role to bridge political and cognitive gaps in an increasingly tense and polarized global climate. The international community provides a platform for peace processes, especially in the Arab World, where conflicting geopolitical(...)

Michigan ex-marine tells Arab American teenagers: "I've killed your kind" #HummusHaters

Apr 8, 2016

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

The Double Standard in U.S. Refugee Resettlement

Apr 8, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer In September of last year, Secretary of State John Kerry pledged to bring 85,000 refugees into the United States, including 10,000 Syrians. At the time, this number seemed impressive, despite comparisons to the pledges of European(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in Medicine

Apr 8, 2016

BY: Patrick Nahhas/Contributing Writer There is a well-known stereotype that if you're an Arab American, you have at least one relative or close friend who is working in the field of medicine. Some believe the opportunity of wealth available in(...)

Heritage Month: Arab Americans in the Armed Forces

Apr 7, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer Very few groups in the United States are as highly esteemed as those who honorably serve in the armed forces. The U.S. has a long and storied military history, and nearly every demographic has participated in(...)

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