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Celebrities Make Their Political Views Known at the Grammys

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Stephanie Yasi Farokhi/Contributing Writer The 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12 was fairly apolitical for the most part until A Tribe Called Quest took the stage. Trump’s presidency and his unsuccessful attempt at the Muslim ban has not only(...)

Featured Poem: Change

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Daughter of the Diaspora/Ambassador Blogger The darkness that presses along the trail, Has lost its treacherous reputation. And the villains that flit through my imagination, No longer menace me from afar. I know, you would set the road alight,(...)

Trump's Immigration Ban Do-Over Offers Civil Rights Groups More Challenges

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Diego Reyes/Contributing Writer President Trump’s first attempt on his immigration ban took a huge turn when the federal appeals courts deemed it unconstitutional. The executive orders spurred protests across the country at airports and state capitals from supporters of(...)

Arab Beauty Naturally: Using Home Ingredients to Keep our Bodies Healthy

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Christine Shahin/Ambassador Blogger The Mediterranean diet is held up as an example of healthy eating for its simple, fresh ingredients. As such, it stands to reason that most Arab kitchens are home to foods that have also been used(...)

Israeli soldier gets lenient 18-month sentencing for manslaughter charge

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer An Israeli soldier convicted of killing an unarmed, wounded Palestinian assailant – lying on the ground several feet away – was sentenced to 18 months of prison on Tuesday. Prosecutors asked for a 3-5 year sentence,(...)

Morocco’s Fantastic Folklore

Feb 22, 2017

BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer  The first time I was introduced to the folklore of Morocco was by way of North American television. After showing country scenes of great breathtaking beauty and others of haunting architecture, the narrator came to the(...)

Four Arabs Emerge As Potential NBA Prospects

Feb 21, 2017

BY: David DeMaria/Contributing Writer With March Madness right around the corner, four North African basketball players, are not only looking to finish their respective college seasons successfully, but stand out as potential targets for the NBA draft, either this year(...)

Racing for Palestine, a newly released film by Amber Fares

Feb 21, 2017

BY: Barbara Nimri Aziz/Contributing Writer One hardly expects a story of political struggle to feature a team of intemperate young women racing their cars around a dusty, fenced-in track. But in a Palestinian context, everything is political. Even if the(...)

Syrian Americans Raise $3 Million in 1 Hour For Medical Relief Work

Feb 20, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that tonight we raised almost 3M at #SAMS6NC Gala Dinner to support our medical relief work! pic.twitter.com/MHdPryCfl6 — SAMS (@sams_usa) February 19, 2017 BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer In an astonishing act of fundraising, Syrian Americans(...)

Being Gay in an Arab World

Feb 20, 2017

BY: Alicia Naser/Contributing Writer Heavily involved in the American Palestinian community, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet young adults my age through youth summits, conventions, and leadership conferences. Upon meeting so many fellow Arab Americans, and having traveled much of(...)
Texas University Doesn’t Stick Up Students After Finding White Supremacist Flyers on Campus #HummusHaters

Texas University Doesn’t Stick Up For Students After Finding White Supremacist Flyers on Campus #HummusHaters

Feb 20, 2017

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expse those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

Will Palestine’s 10-Year-Old Refugee Ever Grow Up?

Feb 17, 2017

BY: Yara Jouzy/Contributing Writer A Palestinian identity isn’t complete without the political cartoon of a refugee child, Handala. In 1975, the famous Naji Al-Ali created this 10-year-old boy, who will remain at this age until the occupation of Palestine ends.(...)

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