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September 27, 2018
A new report on MENA (Middle East and North African) people in Hollywood shows that MENA characters in prime-time television shows are almost always portrayed in the context of terrorism. The group behind the report, the MENA Arts Advocacy Coalition hopes to educate the general public about the lack of diverse characters and actors from the MENA region.
December 10, 2014
Our own Professor Evelyn Alsultany was recently interviewed by the Arab American Institute (AAI) on the prevalence and spreading of Arab and Muslim stereotypes in the media. 
April 24, 2014
By Margari Hill and Namira Islam with MuslimARC
September 16, 2013
By Elizabeth Barrett Sullivan, Curator of Exhibits Last night, Nina Davuluri (Miss New York 2013) was crowned Miss America 2014. Ms. Davuluri is of Indian descent, ran on a “diversity” platform, and apparently performed a Bollywood-like dance for her talent. I have to admit that I didn’t watch the pageant. However, the pervasive backlash that arose after her crowning caused me to take note. 
Alawan brothers
June 26, 2013
If you have not already found it, we wanted to point out that there is a new section of oral histories under the "Resources" tab.
September 21, 2012
Dr. Jack G. Shaheen has dedicated his career to identifying and contesting damaging stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in American media. He has connected their development to the portrayals of other marginalized groups including Jews, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and African Americans. His research analyzes the origins of these visual caricatures, reveals their very real ramifications for innocent people, and presents solutions to counter them effectively.
June 18, 2012
Book by Amy Waldman, review by Carol Fadda-Conrey, assistant professor in the English Department at Syracuse University. Contains  plot spoiling details.
March 30, 2012
By Tareq Ramadan, a second-generation Arab-American and currently a PhD student and instructor in the Department of Anthropology at Wayne State University. Tareq previously taught various courses on Middle Eastern and Islamic History with the Department of Near Eastern and Asian Studies as well as courses on Arab and Islamic culture with the College of Engineering’s High School Engineering Training Institute, both at Wayne State.
March 9, 2012
By Mike Mosallam, the co-executive producer of TLC’s All-American Muslim. 
February 29, 2012
By Nadia Tonova, director of the National Network for Arab American Communities, a coalition of 23 Arab American organizations throughout the United States. Click here to listen to Arab Americans recount their post 9/11 experiences through StoryCorps.