Blog post list

August 23, 2012
By Janice Freij, Curator of Education at the AANM When I tell people I'm Arab American, I get various reactions. "Oh...uh...Interesting," as they slowly back away. "You're Arab? But where's the dot on your forehead?" "You're an Arab! Teach me how to make hummus!"
Habibi Cover
August 1, 2012
Book by Craig Thompson, review by Marguerite Dabaie. Dabaie works in the museum publishing industry by day and is a cartoonist and illustrator by night. She is currently attaining an MFA in illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.
July 11, 2012
Amer Zahr is an Arab-American stand-up comedian and writer. Drawing on his experiences growing up as a child of Palestinian refugees, he finds the humor in everyday cultural situations. As a Palestinian, politics also fall victim to his comedic ways. He has performed on stages and at festivals worldwide, and produced and headlined two of his own comedy tours, "1001 Laughs Comedy Tour" & "We're Not White!" Zahr also writes and speaks widely on political and social affairs, and has appeared on radio and television, including ABC's Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.
June 23, 2012
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the brutal murder of Vincent Chin in Highland Park, Michigan. On Saturday, a remembrance ceremony will be held at the Chinese Community Center, 32585 Concord Dr., Madison Heights, Michigan from 9am-1pm.
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.
February 16, 2012
By Dr. Luay Shalabi, principal of Central Academy, a public charter school in Ann Arbor, Michigan managed by GEE (Global Education Excellence), a vehicle for developing nurturing educational environments where all children are offered quality educational opportunities. Shalabi, a 30-year veteran educator, was named the 2012 Michigan Council for the Social Studies “Social Studies Citizen of the Year” in recognition of his efforts to increase tolerance and celebrate diversity among all people. 
January 27, 2012
By Matthew Jaber Stiffler Originally written for, and posted at, KnightArts.org.