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Brazil Has a New President -- And he's Lebanese!

May 12, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Today, a Lebanese-Brazilian lawyer,  Michel Temer, assumes presidential responsibilities of Brazil, after being the Vice President. This happened immediately after President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was suspended for six months due to her upcoming impeachment trial. Temer was(...)

Michael Ratner, Fearless Human Rights Lawyer for Iraqis and Palestine Activists, Dies at 72

May 12, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Michael Ratner, a courageous civil and human rights lawyer, died yesterday, May 11, at the age of 72. According to his brother Bruce, Ratner’s cause of death was due to complications of cancer. As President Emeritus(...)

15 Arab Home Remedies

May 11, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer For centuries, Arabs have been using natural home remedies to fix little problems, such as cuts, stings, and aches. Many of these ingredients can also be used to combat illnesses and provide an alternative to medicine.(...)

Qawarma And Kishk - What Kept Us Healthy On The Farm

May 11, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer The hot winds were fierce in the early l930’s, during the great depression, as they blew across the south Saskatchewan plains. I was no more than eight years old struggling with a pail of water half(...)

Arab American Congressmen with Conflicting Views on Trump

May 10, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Arab Americans have been mentioned more during this election cycle than any other in the past. This is largely due to the inflammatory rhetoric Donald Trump, and other presidential candidates, have said about Arab Americans, Muslims,(...)

Seven Muslims Kicked out of Laguna Beach Cafe #HummusHaters

May 6, 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(...)

Arab American Police Officers Maintain Integrity Despite Bullying

May 4, 2016

BY: Julia Kassem/Contributing Writer In 2014, Dearborn-headquartered “Arab American News” reported that only 7 out of 184 police officers were Arab American; just shy of 4 percent. Since that time, numerous efforts to recruit more Arab Americans, or “local job(...)

Arab America Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

May 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arab America Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary   WASHINGTON, DC – May 6 marks Arab America’s tenth year in providing digital media to Arab Americans on our website and through social media. Since our beginning in 2006 as(...)

WATCH: Jamie Farr talks about his acting career and heritage with Arab America

May 4, 2016

Arab America President, Warren David, sits down with television, film, and stage actor and comedian Jamie Farr for an interview. Born Jameel Joseph Farah, Jamie Farr talks about growing up Arab American in his hometown of Toledo, Ohio, his favorite(...)

The Qanun - An Arab Musical Instrument Par-Excellence

May 4, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer "Ahmad my love! Ahmad my love!" You who aids the stranger, salutations to you." The beguiling voice of Maryem Hassan, inspired by the strings of the qanun, played by Roula Said, rang out that April day(...)
Arab American Heritage Month

Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month in the Midst of Increased Bigotry

Apr 30, 2016

BY: Warren David/Arab America President WASHINGTON, DC - Ellis Island holds a special place in our history as the symbol of hope for immigrants entering the U.S. Many of those immigrants were of Arab origin, including my grandparents who came(...)

Heritage Month: Religious Diversity in Arab America

Apr 28, 2016

BY: Husayn Hosoda/Contributing Writer The United States is touted as being the world's most diverse country that is home to countless numbers of ethnic groups and faiths. Such diversity is present in smaller American groups as well, with Arabs being(...)

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