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Muslim Heroines Find their Way into New American Literature

Jun 24, 2020

By: Barbara Nimri Aziz/Arab America Contributing Writer Years ago, in John Killins' writers’ workshop of largely African-Americans, one member woefully explains the thwarted plot of her novel in progress—how, despite her effort to feature a Black hero: “By the second(...)

The Division among Arab Americans in the 2020 Election

Jun 24, 2020

By MacKenzie DiLeo/Arab America Contributing Writer It has proven difficult to find a poll that accurately reflects the political beliefs of Arab Americans. Specifically when it comes to their party affiliation and who they voted for in recent elections. The(...)

How the Coronavirus Has Impacted Arab American Restaurants

Jun 23, 2020

By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Writer As the world has dealt with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), one business especially affected by lockdowns and social distancing has been restaurants. Even in the U.S., with less complete shutdowns, restaurants could only offer(...)

The Relationship Between Arab Women and the Engineering World

Jun 23, 2020

By: Raneem Ghunaim/Arab America Contributing Writer  Statistically speaking, in the Arab World, more women are pursuing a STEM major rather than other countries. In the past decade, the US number of students pursuing an engineering degree has been the same,(...)
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Interested in Assyria or Ancient Egypt? See these 8 University Programs

Jun 23, 2020

By Emily Tain/Arab America Contributing Writer Most high school and university students can recognize the Classics as the study of ancient and classical Rome and Greece. Few, however, know much about the rest of the Mediterranean during the ancient and(...)

The Middle East? What Even Is the Middle East?

Jun 17, 2020

By: Noah Robertson/Arab America Contributing Author The region of the world, referred to by most as the Middle East (ME), is culturally a diverse and rich area with a complex history and an even more complex problem with how to(...)

Three Easy, Delicious Desserts that are Popular in Jordan

Jun 17, 2020

By: Holly Johnson/Arab America Contributing Writer  As we enter what feels like day 672 of quarantine, if you’re anything like me, you’re desperate for new recipes to try. While I’d be the first to admit that my pre-COVID life didn’t(...)

Baba’s Time is Here— عيد الأَبِ — What Father’s Day Means to Young Arab Americans

Jun 17, 2020

By: John Mason/Arab America Contributing Writer Father’s Day was originally a Western celebration more so than Middle Eastern. Al-Jazeera, in looking into the Arab celebration of Fathers, found that its Western origin dates to at least 1508, where its first(...)

Revisiting "Arab American Stories"--Unexpected Paths

Jun 17, 2020

Arab America is proud to highlight episodes of Arab American Stories, the Emmy Award-winning 13-part series presented by Detroit Public Television that explored the diversity of the Arab-American experience. The Series Arab American Stories highlights the diversity within the Arab(...)

Five Arab American Women Who Have Made an Impact in Politics

Jun 17, 2020

By MacKenzie DiLeo/Arab America Contributing Writer Even though we are still awaiting a female president in office, women have still made an impact in politics since the mid-1800s, which was before they were even eligible to vote. We have seen(...)

At this Critical Time, Yemenis Need Help Now more than Ever

Jun 17, 2020

By: Yasmina Hage/Arab America Contributing Writer As of May 2020, Yemen has been engaged in a war for five long years. As a result, at this critical time, the Yemeni population's immune system and access to infrastructure, for example, are(...)

In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia Imprints of Wadi Rum

Jun 17, 2020

By: Habeeb Salloum/Arab America Contributing Writer “Rum the magnificent… vast echoing and Godlike… a processional way greater than imagination… the crimson sunset burned on its stupendous cliffs and slanted ladders of hazy fire down its walled avenue…”  These words were(...)

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