Category Archives: Arab Americans

100 Questions and Answers About Arab Americans

Congratulations to Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, for the launch of a new diversity style guide for journalists. The guide is filled with contemporary definitions and is well organized, listing terms alphabetically and by … Continue reading

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FBI adds hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus, Arab Americans

The FBI has announced that its mechanism for gathering reports on hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arab Americans is operational. Quantifying is an important step on the road to understanding a problem and then solving it. The FBI announced … Continue reading

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Fall reading list includes Bias Busters series

Diverse reading list for fall includes Bias Busters, book about Bill Cosby and one by Charles Blow. Continue reading

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Arab publisher challenges ‘city of terrorists’ label

The Arab American News, published in Dearborn, Michigan, has challenged the city’s prominence of the U.S. watch list of terrorists and suspected terrorists. The list says Dearborn is second only to New York City for the number of people on … Continue reading

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Is Arab term ‘boater’ offensive or affectionate?

The Arab American News in Dearborn, Michigan, has been publishing occasional articles that break down stereotypes and practices that explain the ways of Arab Americans. The latest is about the term “boaters,” which refers to recent immigrants, whether they came … Continue reading

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New book on Arab youths offers hope

Juan Cole, who writes the Informed Content blog about the history and context of developments in the Middle East has a new book out this month, The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation is Changing the Middle East. A New … Continue reading

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Casey Kasem fought Arab stereotypes in pop culture

Jack Shaheen, who wrote the foreword for 100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans, reflects about the late Casey Kasem on the United Arab Emirates The National. Kasem, who was Arab American, was a disc jockey, music historian, radio personality … Continue reading

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