Posts Tagged ‘Community’

ISNA President's Letter to US Muslim Community

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ISNA President's Letter to US Muslim Community No Muslim leader in America, particularly those who volunteer in their positions wish to find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place. However, reality is that many of us are between two attacks, those that come from Islamaphobes from whom we … Read more on Onislam.net

How Not to Stop Racism in the Arab American Community – A Response

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Arab American National Museum Image by bamalibrarylady The Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. How Not to Stop Racism in the Arab American Community – A Response In order to seriously address anti-Black racism in the Arab American community, we need to talk about anti-Blackness with specificity; this means naming and analyzing the specific ways Arab Americans have been and are still complicit in producing and … Read more on MuslimMatters Thirty years of commitment to chasing and reporting the truth As the Detroit bankruptcy thrust the area's economics onto the world stage, many people learned that Arab Americans are some of the last remaining business owners in the city. The election of Susan Dabaja to the presidency of Dearborn City Council has … Read more on Arab American News Year-end review: The top international, national and local stories of 2013 The Arab American News (TAAN) experienced deep grief this year after the passing of its co-founder and longtime executive editor M. Kay Siblani, who lost her battle with cancer Jan. 1, 2013. At the same time, TAAN had a lot to be proud and excited about. Read more on Arab American News

Arab community leaders join Presbyterian church in show of support for

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Arab Cobbler Image by Government Press Office (GPO) Arab cobbler in the Old City of Jerusalem. סנדלר ערבי בעיר העתיקה בירושלים. Photo: PINN HANS, 03/02/1938 Arab community leaders join Presbyterian church in show of support for … Leaders from Dearborn's Arab-American community gathered at Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church Sunday morning, showing their support for what they call an event for the entire community that will include an egg hunt and relay race, among other things. Read more on Detroit Free Press Arabic calligraphy flourishing in the West I would say about sixty percent of my clients are Muslims, probably fewer than thirty percent are Arabs.” Any advice for those who are aspiring to become a calligrapher? “Calligraphy is hidden in the teaching of a master and its constancy is maintained … Read more on Arab News What if we leave Afghans alone? Prior to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, this landlocked country largely remained away from media spotlight. It all started in 1973 when Daoud Khan overthrew King Zahir Shah in a bloodless coup to become the first president of … Read more on Arab News