Who Are Arab Americans?

Learn about the shared heritage of Arab Americans and their journeys to the United States.
 
 

Popular Perceptions

Read several opinion polls and remarks by media pundits about Arabs and Arab Americans.
 

Why The Stereotypes?

Follow the progression of Arab and Arab American stereotypes through real-world examples.
 

Welcoming Remarks

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