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Arab-Latin Music: A Rich, Shared History

Jan 13, 2010

Tonight, Arabic oud virtuoso, Victor Ghannam and Spanish guitar specialist, Jacco Muller will take the stage at the prestigious Theatre of Old Town in the heart of Chicago to showcase the fusion melodies of their debut album. The recently released(...)

Thousands View “Arab Detroit” Television Special on Detroit Public Television WTVS Channel 56

Jan 6, 2010

On Sunday evening, January 3rd, members of the Arab American and greater Detroit community watched the “Arab Detroit” television premiere on Channel 56 (WTVS) Detroit Public Television. The program, was co-produced, by Detroit Public Television and Arab Detroit.com, with financial(...)

10 Reasons to Hug an Arab

Jan 6, 2010

With the resurgence of negative rhetoric surrounding Arabs and Muslims, it is now more than ever that we need to recount the rich civilization and history that defines the Middle East. It is one that has had great influence not(...)

Arab Americans Seek Change in US Foreign Policy for 2010

Dec 30, 2009

In June of 2009, less than six months after taking office, President Obama delivered an unprecedented address to Cairo University in Egypt. In the historic, 55 minute speech, Obama spoke about American-Muslim relations, focusing mostly on the misunderstandings and conflicts(...)

"Land of Opportunity" Falls Short for Iraqi Refugees

Dec 16, 2009

Since the inception of the Iraq war in 2003, approximately 2 million Iraqis have declared refugee status. And while the majority have made their new home in neighboring Middle Eastern countries, an influx of Iraqi Muslims and Christians are now(...)

Al Wissam Jackets Take American Fashion By Storm

Dec 9, 2009

When Bassem Souwaidan opened up Al Wissam clothing shop on West Vernor in Detroit, he never imagined that a small family-run business would catapult to success not only in Michigan, but far, far beyond. Today, the Al Wissam brand is(...)

New Animated Film Tells Palestinian Narrative

Dec 2, 2009

After immense anticipation in the Arab world and the international community at large, “Fatenah”, Palestine's first 3D animated feature film, has finally begun to grace the festival circuit. Introduced only in Boston thus far, Dearborn will be the second city(...)

Arab Americans Give Back This Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2009

For most metro-Detroit families, Thanksgiving is an assurance of plentiful turkey, side dishes, and pastries. For other families however, the holiday is a reminder of the challenges to provide a good meal in a declining economy. Despite the influx of(...)

Hug an Arab Day' Welcome in Wake of Fort Hood

Nov 18, 2009

In the facebook world, November 20th is a day of importance. It is the official “Hug an Arab Day”, an event that has only been circulating the social website for the past two weeks, but has thus far managed to(...)

Swine Flu Major Concern for Hajj Pilgrims

Nov 4, 2009

In just a few weeks, from November 25-29, millions of Muslims will gather from across the globe to perform the Hajj. They will join processions of fellow pilgrims who simultaneously congregate in Mecca for a week and perform a series(...)

Author Alia Malek Tells the True Arab American Story

Oct 28, 2009

Just a few years ago, Syrian American Alia Malek was most known as a civil rights attorney in the US Department of Justice. However, with the release of her first book, “A Country Called Amreeka,” she has since claimed the(...)

Laugh Out Loud: ‘Im Hussein’ is Back

Oct 21, 2009

To his close friends and family, he’s Najee Mondalek, but to the rest of the world, he is better known as the broken English-speaking mother, Im Hussein. Back by popular demand, Im Hussein will grace audience members for what will(...)

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