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Arab Immigrants in America: The Forgotten Syrian Americans in Detroit

Mar 15, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/Contributing Writer The real Syria is forgotten. Our society today has associated the country with war, hatred, and terrorism, as opposed to civilization, poetry, and philosophy. The real Syrian people are human and their efforts to help their(...)

My Tribal and Powerful Mother

Mar 15, 2017

BY: Weam Namou/Ambassador Blogger It was a sunny April afternoon four years ago when I was working on my book that I received a call from Eman Jajonie-Daman, an attorney friend and magistrate at the 46th District Court. She said(...)

Arab Muru’ah Gave Birth to European Chivalry

Mar 15, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer “If you want to live free from harm’s way And in good fortune and honor, Your tongue, if it utters something indecent, stop it and say, ‘Oh tongue other people have tongues’. If your eyes see(...)

People Love Nike's New Pro Hijab, But Some Say the Trending Ad Excluded Disabled and Black Arab Women

Mar 10, 2017

BY: Julia Jahanpour/Contributing Writer The leading sportswear producer, Nike, has just released plans to start selling the Nike Pro Hijab in Spring 2018. The design comes after consulting with many female Muslim athletes about what they need from a hijab(...)

Honoring the Arab American Doctor Who Found the Cause of a Rare Disease, Rett Syndrome

Mar 10, 2017

BY: Haya Bacharouch/Ambassador Blogger On International Women’s Day, I remembered a rare disorder. I remembered my sister and all the girls who have been diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, a rare neurological degenerative disorder that affects one out of every 10,000(...)

Maz Jobrani Plays a Regular, Arab American Character on New CBS Show

Mar 9, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Iranian American comedian Maz Jobrani is playing an Arab American character on the CBS comedy show, Superior Donuts. The show premiered on February 2, 2017 and features a fairly diverse cast of well-known comedic actors, including(...)

Former Palestinian NBA Hopeful Sakakini Joins Venezuelan Club

Mar 9, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer After playing his first three professional seasons with Jordanian club Al-Riyadi Amman, Palestinian power forward Sani Sakakini entered the 2010 NBA draft, hoping to become the first Palestinian to play in the league. He wasn’t selected,(...)

Honoring 30 Influential Arab American Women for International Women’s Day

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women who have ushered us into a globalized, technologically advanced, and healthy world. Arab American women in particular deserve our respect and attention today for(...)

Women of the World: You Are Never Alone

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Leila Diab/Contributing Writer During the month of March, the enduring spirit of women in all realms of society will be echoing with words of the world’s praises for their achievements, especially on March 8, the United Nations designated day of(...)

10 Arabic Language Children's Books to Read for International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Nadine Ismail/Ambassador Blogger In honor of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8 each year, I have compiled a list of 10 books/series to help your daughters and sons read books with strong female characters. When children are(...)

18 Ways Arab American Women Preserve Heritage

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Women take on many roles throughout their lives as professionals, friends, sisters, daughters, wives, and mothers. In her role as a mother, a woman often finds herself eager to pass on her culture, heritage, and traditions(...)

Arab Beauty Naturally: Finding the Goddess in Lebanon

Mar 8, 2017

BY: Christine Shahin/Ambassador Blogger The year 2012 was the start of a deep metamorphic experience for me. I overcame a large number of deaths in my immediate and extended family, my small niche business was growing with all the transitional(...)

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