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17 Quotes that Embody Etel Adnan: Arab American Philosopher, Writer, and Artist

Sep 28, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer Etel Adnan, born February 4, 1925, was raised in Beirut, Lebanon. Because her mother was from Greece and her father was a high-ranking Ottoman officer from Damascus, Adnan grew up speaking Greek and Turkish in addition(...)

Arab America Picks A President: How America 'Really' Picks A President

Sep 28, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Contributing Writer The primaries and the conventions have come and gone and election day is just weeks away. We'll head to the polls where are choices are Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.   But wait, there's(...)

12 Reasons Armenians and Arabs Are Basically the Same

Sep 26, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer As an Armenian working at an Arab media outlet, who speaks Arabic, and has traveled to the Arab World, I have come to notice many parallels between the Armenian and Arab cultures. As different as we(...)

Donald Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees to Skittles

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Marissa Ovassapian/Contributing Writer On Monday, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a graphic of a bowl of skittles with the words: “If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?(...)

George and Amal Clooney Pledge to Open Schools for Refugees in Lebanon under White House Initiative

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing refugee crisis. At the UN’s annual Summit for Refugees and Migrants, President Obama delivered his final speech to the General Assembly. The president(...)

Pearling In The Arabian Gulf - A Romantic Trade From The Past

Sep 21, 2016

   BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer For a month my daughter and I had roamed the United Arab Emirates, visiting almost every city and town in that country. As we travelled, at the back of my mind was always the thought,(...)

Rami Malek: First Arab American to Win an Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer On Sunday night, America watched an Arab American actor win one of the highest awards in the television industry’s most prestigious night. Rami Malek, star of the USA program Mr. Robot, is the first minority to(...)

Register to Vote and Decide the Future of America

Sep 21, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer September 27 is National Voter Registration Day, where organizations, volunteers, and public figures will help encourage Americans to register and vote. Every election cycle, millions of Americans don’t vote because they missed the voter registration deadline(...)

Justice Salim Joubran Honored at Decalogue Society’s Merit Award Dinner

Sep 19, 2016

Press release: AMVOTE PAC Last night, Judge Haddad emceed The Decalogue Society’s Merit Award Dinner honoring Justice Salim Joubran, the first Arab to sit on the Israel Supreme Court, at the Union League Club in Chicago. Judge Haddad told that(...)

Rep. King Calls Kaepernick and his Arab American Fiancé "ISIS Sympathizers" #HummusHaters

Sep 16, 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(...)

U.S. to Accept 110,000 Refugees in 2017

Sep 15, 2016

BY: Zane Ziebell/Contributing Writer The Obama Administration plans to increase the number of refugees the United States will take in during fiscal year 2017 to 110,000. Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers that, “the administration wants to admit 110,000(...)

Hijabi Line Debuts at New York Fashion Week for First Time Ever

Sep 15, 2016

BY: Alexa George/Contributing Writer This New York Fashion Week proved that there is more to the big event than watching Kendall Jenner walk the runway. On Monday, Indonesian fashion designer Anniesa Hasibuan did something that has never been done before: she debuted(...)

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