2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala

2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala

Please join us for our annual Kahlil Gibran Awards Gala that will be held on Wednesday, April 29th. Tickets are available online now.

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Make Sure You’re Counted - Tell the Census Bureau You Support the MENA Checkbox

Make Sure You’re Counted - Tell the Census Bureau You Support the MENA Checkbox

The US Census Bureau announced last month that it will be testing the MENA category for inclusion in the 2020 Census. This is a vitally important to correct the problematic under count of our community. Please join our campaign to support the MENA category's inclusion on the 2020 Census.

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Today’s Middle East: Pressures & Challenges

Today’s Middle East: Pressures & Challenges

A new poll from Zogby Research Services, "Today's Middle East: Pressures & Challenges" surveyed 8 Middle East and North African countries on the emergence of ISIS, the role of the Muslim Brotherhood, the growth of sectarianism, the future of Syria and Iraq, Iran's nuclear program, and more.

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Lost In Translation: The GOP’s Multiple Responses to the SOTU

Friday January 23, 2015

Lost In Translation: The GOP’s Multiple Responses to the SOTU

By Eve Soliman
Spring Intern, 2015

Rep. Ernst’s speech was not necessarily a response to the President's address, but one of vague agenda setting and their priorities after the recent victory in Congress, with little reference to direct plans or policy.Rep. Ernst’s speech avoided the topic of immigration. However, when Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) translated Ernst's speech into Spanish, he inserted his own comments on the issue of immigration. Read More »

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Whitewashed: American Sniper and its Version of the Iraq War

Friday January 23, 2015

Whitewashed: American Sniper and its Version of the Iraq War

By Maha Elsamahi
Winter Intern, 2015

The star-studded cast brought to life Kyle’s claims to have been one of the deadliest snipers in American History. Despite its apparent popularity with moviegoers, the movie has garnered some criticism over the whitewashed portrayal of its protagonist and the 2003 Iraq war Read More »

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Bridging the Divide in Andrews, North Carolina

Tuesday January 20, 2015

Bridging the Divide in Andrews, North Carolina

For the Lebanese El-Khouri family in Andrews, North Carolina, having a bridge dedicated to the late Joe El-Khouri, a revered community leader, is a high honor. Late last month, the North Carolina Department of Transportation publicly recognized Bridge No. 92 as the “Joe El-Khouri Bridge.” Read More »

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Arab and Muslim Americans Had a Rough 2014

Wednesday January 07, 2015

Arab and Muslim Americans Had a Rough 2014

With 2015 now underway Arab Americans and American Muslims are hoping that this year will be better for them than 2014. Read More »

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