Month: May 2018

​VANGUARD ARTISTS, ACTIVISTS CHANNEL ENERGY AT 2018 CONCERT OF COLORS

Music, spoken word, film, theater + community forum reflect the voices of generations Don Was All-Star Revue rocks again; new folk stage debuts Dearborn, Mich. (May 30, 2018) – Firebrands, fomenters, change agents and creative provocateurs – veteran and newcomer – dominate the lineup for the 26th Concert of Colors presented by the Arab American ...

From Decided, to Undecided, to Voting for Abdul El-Sayed

Politics is difficult for me to navigate, because I don’t like being beholden to a political template, political rhetoric, and I like to believe that human beings are multidimensional in that they do not fit nicely into categories. It’s ironic, because I am a psychiatrist, and we diagnose patients based on diagnostic criteria and categories. ...

On Memorial Day, Millennials Often Forgotten

Waving the flag is nice, but supporting our troops means knowing the unique struggle of Post 9/11 veterans and ensuring our service is not forgotten.

Arab Women Authors Narrate More Than Women’s Experience

Arab Women Authors Narrate More Than Women’s Experience, 05/25/18 by BNimri Aziz A flood of women’s memoirs seems to have landed in the literary marketplace, along with quasi memoirs for children. Not only confessionals and more discoveries about our gender and its vicissitudes, but revelations of rebellious girls of past generations, (Brazen: Rebel Ladies who ...

MiCali Reports on Michigan Potholes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZS0dGFyP7k

Professor Abdulelah Assayegh, An International Arabic Language Authority Living in Dearborn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtG7WD2xANs شاعر وناقد أدبي وباحث أكاديمي. - من مواليد مدينة النجف - العراق ، في 11 مارس/ آذار 1941م. - يقيم حالياً في مشيغن - الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية. - المؤلفات: * أولاً : كتب تحليل النص الأدبي: 1. الزمن عند الشعراء العرب قبل الإسلام : طبعة أولى 1982 : دار كويت تايمس. الكويت طبعة ثانية ...

Gamal Abdel Nasser: A Dream That Couldn’t Come True by Ambassador Dr. Ali Ajami

Only 52 years between his birth and death. And despite this short life, Gamal Abdel Nasser’s achievements were more, by far, to be counted. The officer that emerged from a poor family, managed to rise high in the political life, not only in his home country, Egypt but also in the Arab world, as well ...

​“Swing Status, Be Gone” by Barbara Nimri Aziz

​ During the last nationwide election, the one before that, and the preceding one as well, I was led to believe my vote really doesn't count. Why? Because I don't live in what our political parties define as a “swing state”, or a swing district, or a swing county. Our media focuses on races and ...

13th annual Arab Film Fest @ AANM

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) cordially invites you to the 13th annual Arab Film Festival (AFF), which takes place June 1st through June 10th. AFF strives to bring the best of the best films from around the Arab World and Arab American community to the doorstep of metro Detroit, with many films having their ...