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- Vogue Arabia, Elle Arabia, an GQ Middle East on PalestineBy: Arab America Contributing Writer In the wake of the recent event unfolding in the Middle East, Vogue Arabia, Elle Arabia, and GQ Middle East have been taking the initiative to expressed their solidarity for Palestine. While some apolitical media outlets and celebrities argue that their platform is not the… Read more »
- The Price of Cultural Identity and ActivismBy: Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction In today’s world, many causes are emerging, and taking a stand seems inevitable. Opinions are formed through the media, studies, researching and other sources, sometimes without us even realizing it. . Individuals may find themselves associated with a particular viewpoint merely due to aspects… Read more »
- 53 Days of Destruction – Israel’s Genocide in GazaPrepared By: Bishara A. Bahbah / Arab America Featured Columnist OCTOBER 7 – NOVEMBER 29, 2023 KILLED: 1 OUT OF EVERY 158 GAZA CIVILIANS CHILDREN AND WOMEN KILLED IN THE GAZA WAR WOUNDED AND MISSING CIVILIANS IN GAZA DESTROYED JOURNALISTS About the Author: Bishara A Bahbah is Arab America’s featured columnist.… Read more »
- Pathbreakers of Arab America: Helen ThomasThis is the twenty-fourth in Arab America’s series on American pathbreakers of Arab descent. The series includes personalities from entertainment, business, sports, science, academia, journalism, and politics, among other areas. Contributing writer, John Mason, writes about our twenty-fourth pathbreaker, Helen Thomas. Born in 1920 in Winchester, Kentucky, Thomas was the… Read more »
- The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement: Assessing Its Effectiveness in Supporting PalestinePhoto Credits: X By: Joanna Sawtari / Arab America Contributing Writer On the Rise In recent years, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has emerged as a prominent force in advocating for Palestinian rights and challenging Israeli policies. Born out of a grassroots movement, BDS aims to place economic and… Read more »
- If Israel Intends To Reoccupy Gaza, Good LuckBy: Ghassan Michel Rubeiz / Arab America Contributing Writer In war times, morality is selective. An Israeli observer recently captured the current mood in Israel with three words: blood is boiling. Israel’s fury about Hamas’s attack of October 7 on innocent civilians is fully justified. However, Tel-Aviv’s violation of international… Read more »
- Pathbreakers of Arab America: Bassem YoussefThis is the twenty-third in Arab America’s series on American pathbreakers of Arab descent. The series includes personalities from entertainment, business, sports, science, academia, journalism, and politics, among other areas. John Mason, contributing writer, writes about our twenty-third pathbreaker, Bassem Youssef. Born in Egypt to Muslim parents, Bassam Youssef is… Read more »
- This Thanksgiving, Expressing Gratitude to Our Extended Arab CommunityAs families gather this Thanksgiving, conversations can turn towards raising awareness about the challenges confronting Arab communities in conflict areas. Expressing gratitude for safety, unity, and cultural heritage can coexist with a commitment to supporting those enduring hardships. Initiatives such as fundraisers, awareness campaigns, or sending aid can become meaningful… Read more »
- Navigating Stereotypes and Cultural ShocksMaps of the American (top) and Arab (bottom) Diasporas in the World. Photo: Wikimedia By: Joud Sleilaty / Arab America Contributing Writer Introduction: In an era of globalization, the exchange of cultures has become increasingly common, leading to a growing number of unique experiences as people travel to different societies.… Read more »
- The Social Media War – Who’s Winning?Photo Credits: The New Arab By: Joanna Sawtari / Arab America Contributing Writer Waking Up Social media has been the most common way to advocate, serving as a hub for people from all parts of the world to share their perspectives. In the high time of the Palestine-Israel war, prominent… Read more »
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