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Arab American Rima Fakih Wins Miss Michigan USA

Sep 30, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer On September 19th, Lebanese American Rima Fakih made history when she became the newest titleholder of Miss Michigan USA. She is the first Arab American to hold such a title. Judges selected Fakih amongst a group(...)

Toronto Palestine Film Festival: Telling the Story Through Film

Sep 23, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer The festival that sold over 4,500 tickets with several jam-packed shows is back for a second run. From September 26th -October 2nd, the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) will showcase 34 Palestinian films from an array(...)

‘Amreeka’ One of Few Films Portraying the Real Arab

Sep 16, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer After debuting at Sundance Film Festival (2009), and later receiving the highly commendable critics' prize at the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes, it became clear ‘Amreeka’ would be a success. Since then, hundreds of people have written(...)

The Hummus Revolution- $250 Million Industry

Sep 2, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Just ten years ago, no one but a handful of vegetarians had ever heard of hummus. Today, Nielson reports the existing market for hummus is at $250 million— with the dip now being declared the fastest(...)

Study Reveals Hookah as Harmful as Cigarettes

Aug 26, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Hookah lounges, typically decorated with trendy furnishings and dimmed lights, are readily drawing in consumers to their inviting atmosphere. These socializing havens have become popular in cities across the US as has the debate considering the(...)

Interview with ‘Captain Abu Raed’ Director Amin Matalqa

Aug 19, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer ‘Captain Abu Raed’, the first independent feature film to come out of Jordan in the last 50 years, has certainly taken the international community by storm. This beautifully told story has thus far amassed 27 international(...)

Arab American Novel, ‘The Night Counter’ Receives Raving Reviews

Aug 12, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Although just released on July 14th, Arab American novel ‘The Night Counter,’ has received enthusiastic reviews from an array of new sources and readers nationwide. The Chicago Tribune has selected it a “Hot Summer Read” and(...)

Arab American Tariq Hanna Wins TLC’s ‘Ultimate Cake Off'

Aug 5, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer This past Monday night, former Detroiter Tariq Hanna unquestionably made his mark in the baking world when he took the grand prize on TLC’s new reality challenge, ‘Ultimate Cake Off’. In each of the series’ eight(...)

Arab Detroit Exclusive with Pop Singer Ameerah

Jul 29, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Behind the pop singer’s obvious beauty and undeniable vocal ability is another characteristic that not everybody gets to see: her contagiously warm personality. Just yesterday Arab Detroit was lucky enough to catch up with singer Ameerah El(...)

'Slumdog Millionaire' Star to Act in New Palestinian Film

Jul 23, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer When Slumdog Millionaire (2008) took both an Academy Award and Oscar for Best Picture, lead actress Frieda Pinto was thrust into stardom overnight. She immediately became the new vanguard of Indian pride and the beauty that won(...)

Arab American Engineers & Architects Association Offers Two Scholarships

Jul 16, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer Arab American Engineers & Architects Association (AAEA) announces it will offer two 1,000 dollar scholarships for Michigan students of Arab descent whom are pursuing a college degree in either engineering or architecture. In order to be eligible(...)

Shawarma Makes it to Webster’s

Jul 15, 2009

BY: Ameera David/Contributing Writer It’s official. Not one, but two words from the Arabic language are being inducted into the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary- Eleventh edition. The first is not unknown to anyone who has ever experienced the fine world of(...)

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