All posts by dearbornblogadmin

Dearborn Blog is a space for the diverse voices of the great city of Dearborn to be heard. Dearborn is a city rooted in innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity, tolerance, and building the American Dream. Dearborn Blog aspires to capture that spirit.

N

New Arab Women-centered Films Are Not Just About Women

Too often, we are overwhelmed with woeful tales, painful memoirs and worn analyses of Arab/Muslim women. Most depictions, whether we’re besieged in a war, or if we’re just trying to get by making small advances like women anywhere, we are invariably portrayed as hapless victims. We’re in need of succor, or reform, or rescue. Writings ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Getting Out The Vote–Field Notes by BNimri Aziz

There’s a big push underway- it appears to be primarily a Democrat plan-- for GOTV. GOTV is not a videogame; it’s the acronym of Get-Out-The-Vote. Behind this drive is the conviction: ‘If registered Democrats will simply get off their butts, drag themselves to the polls and check boxes for everyone running in their party’s column, ...

​MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT, SURVIVAL UNITE VISUAL ARTISTS AND POETS IN NEW EXHIBITION

Exhibition opening, Arab American Book Award ceremony combine for spectacular evening program Nov. 9 in Dearborn Dearborn, Mich. (Oct. 24, 2018) – In November 2018, many nations will mark the end of what was originally called The Great War, now known as World War I. Prior to the end of that war, immigrants from Arab ...