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Arab American Women in Television News

Feb 22, 2021

By: Ivey Noojin/Arab America Contributing Writer In the last couple of years, there has been a growth in the discussion about representation on television. Many people are starting to speak up about the lack of race, weight, or gender in(...)

Sultans of Swing: Arab Influences on American Music

Feb 19, 2021

By: Grace Friar/Arab America Contributing Writer To the average listener, Arab music strikes an exotic and often disharmonious tone due to a difference in the structure and lack of popularity. Much of the music we hear today is based on(...)

Arab American Roots of St. Jude's: How a Promise Made In The Collection Plate Led to Success

Feb 19, 2021

By: Holly Johnson/Arab America Contributing Writer        Settled among the towering poplar trees, charismatic with dazzling shades of green hues dancing off the balmy, gritty river banks of the mighty Mississippi, is a building made of mere brick(...)

Seeking Refuge: Jewish People Taken in by Arab People

Feb 18, 2021

By: Emily Devereaux/Arab America Contributing Writer There is a tumultuous history between Jewish people and Arab people. Conflicts trace back to biblical dates. Today, there is a confusing stigma about relations between Jewish people and Arab people. However, certain time(...)
10 Arab Restaurants to Check Out in the DMV

Check Out These 10 Arab Restaurants in the DMV

Feb 18, 2021

By: Emily Tain/Arab America While DC isn't necessarily known for its Arab food, there still are a myriad of great options in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Below, are ten different restaurants that offer Arab food, varying in price from(...)

Bahbah: The 7 Concerns that Drive Biden’s Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East

Feb 17, 2021

Photo: Wall Street Journal By: Bishara A. Bahbah / Arab America Featured Columnist After less than 30 days in office, seven trends are emerging in President Joe Biden’s policies toward the Middle East and the North Africa regions.  They are: The(...)

Meet Hassan Shahawy: Harvard Law Review's First Muslim President

Feb 17, 2021

Hassan Shahawy, the first Arab-Muslim Harvard Law Review PresidentSource: The Crimson On January 30, the Harvard Law Review has officially elected Hassan Shahawy, an Egyptian-American muslim Harvard Law student, as the Harvard Law Review president. This has made him the(...)

Arab America Launches "Waasta Connect" Listserv

Feb 17, 2021

For Immediate Release Washington DC (February 15, 2021): Arab America is proud to announce the launch of our new listserv, WaastaConnect (www.waastaconnect.com). Waasta loosely means “who you know” or “connections” in Arabic, and that is what we intend with this(...)

The ‘Ud - Once Its Music Captivated Europe

Feb 17, 2021

By: Habeeb Salloum          “Oh ‘ud! If it was not for consolation, I wouldn’t have touched thee, that I declare. To my heart , I wouldn’t have pressed you, And none would’ve heard my songs anywhere.” The first(...)

Greater Syrian Diaspora at 78RPM: Naim Karacand

Feb 17, 2021

What do you do when you find several dozen 78 rpm records all in Arabic and you can neither read, nor speak the language? You research the musicians and record labels and write about them.…at least that’s what Arab America(...)
Middle Eastern Delicacies Make Grand Entrance in American Markets

Middle Eastern Delicacies Make Grand Entrance in American Markets

Feb 17, 2021

Balls of KibbehPhoto: Blanche Shaheen By: Blanche Shaheen/Arab America Contributing Writer As a child growing up in the United States, there were very few Middle Eastern restaurants, except for a couple of good-quality falafel shops. Hummus wasn’t even considered cool(...)
From the ‘Bay Area’ to Daytona: The Story of Toni Breidinger, NASCAR’s First Female Arab American Race Car Driver

From the ‘Bay Area’ to Daytona: The Story of Toni Breidinger, NASCAR’s First Female Arab American Race Car Driver

Feb 17, 2021

Toni BreidingerPhoto: Roman Empire Management/Blair Brown By: Claire Boyle/Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: The Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida witnessed history this past weekend as Toni Breidinger became the first female Arab American race car driver for NASCAR. Breidinger’s(...)

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