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All the #HummusHaters that came after the EgyptAir plane crash

May 21, 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(...)

9 Moments Only Arab Americans Can Understand

May 20, 2016

BY: Yusra Al Shawwa/Contributing Writer We Arab Americans like to do things a certain way and that's okay. There are little moments in life we can't avoid, but can definitely appreciate as part of our culture. Others may not understand why(...)

SkateQilya is Using Skateboarding and Art to Teach Palestinian Youth

May 19, 2016

SkateQilya Press Release/Special to Arab America In October of 2013 a skate ramp was built in Palestine. Mohammed Othman and Adam Abel, two filmmakers who have been making a documentary film about a community of alternative athletes and artists in(...)

Foty Fusion Productions Nakba Day Video Montage

May 19, 2016

In commemoration of Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe) Day, Foty Fusion Productions has created this video montage of songs from 1929 to present day, highlighting Palestinian resistance through music. The selected songs include know and unknown artists that played a significant role(...)

Rima Fakih's Elaborate, Star-Studded Lebanese Wedding

May 18, 2016

This weekend, Former Miss USA Rima Fakih married Wassim SAL Slaiby at The Patriarchal Edifice in Bkerki, Lebanon. Fakih and Slaibi are both Lebanese Americans but chose their homelands to wed this weekend. Two weeks ago, Fakih converted from Islam(...)

Arab America Picks a President: Not so Fast!

May 18, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Arab America Contributing Writer Last month, we signed off for a few weeks as not much was going to happen until the conventions.  Well, like just about everything else in this election, the expected didn't happen and the(...)

Mansa Musa - An African Empire Builder Whose Wealth Awed Medieval Europe

May 18, 2016

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer In the annals of African history, no one has left more of an imprint on the outside world than Mansa Kankan Musa, ruler of Mali from 1312-37 A.D.   Also known as Gongo Musa, he became one of(...)

WATCH: Americans Eat Syrian Food for the First Time

May 17, 2016

In this hilarious video, several Americans are given Syrian dishes to try and their responses are overwhelmingly positive. These are Americans who know little or nothing about Syria, yet enjoy their time learning about the food and trying the traditional(...)

WATCH: May 1948 Newsreel of Palestinians being Displaced

May 17, 2016

The Middle East Monitor posted this 68-year-old British newsreel today. The video depicts the situation in Palestine in 1948, as well as Israel's declaration of independence. The two minute newsreel shows Palestinians being forced to leave their homes, getting searched by(...)

Bill Clinton: “I Killed Myself to Give the Palestinians a State”

May 16, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On Friday, former President Bill Clinton defended his wife's position on Israel, as well as his own, after he was heckled at a Clinton campaign event in New Jersey. An audience member repeatedly yelled, "What about Gaza?" during(...)

California Voter Registration Deadline is May 23

May 16, 2016

The California primary is approaching, and it is the most anticipated primary left for this presidential election season. California is the most populous state in the country, and is also home to the largest Arab American community. Although the Republican Party(...)

Recalling Clovis: A Young Arab American's View

May 16, 2016

BY: Will Youmans/Contributing Writer Anyone fortunate enough to see Ambassador Clovis Maksoud at one of his frequent speaking engagements the last ten years or so would have witnessed the delightful scene of the frail, short, elderly man making his way(...)

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