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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.

A Brooklyn Native and Arab Film Maker Moves to Dearborn

“A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul. “ - Thomas Moore Mo Rida is an independent writer and producer known for establishing the popular 48 Hour Film Project in the Middle East. The 48 Hour Film Project is a filmmaking competition that ...

Dearborn Open Mic Brings The Arab American Poets of Dearborn Together

Ranging from immigrant strife, yearning to homeland, expressing Middle East political struggles, to love and passion poetry, poets from Dearborn gather in the first Open Mic in Dearborn that focuses on Arab American poetry, creative writing, short story, and artistic expression.

Fireworks In Dearborn and The Mixed Reactions

Every July 4th, Dearborn particularly gives the impression, among other cities, that the Fireworks are overdone by some of its residents.  Although, there are multiple guidelines and regulations as to the type, time, location, dates, and guidelines for lighting fireworks, many of these guidelines are not really followed nor enforced, leaving many residents with mixed feelings.

In My Presence Poem by Wissam Charafeddine

In My Presence Poem by Wissam Charafeddine in the Dearborn Open Mic

Ali Alsendy recites poem “I don’t Love You” in the Dearborn Open Mic

Ali Alsendy recites poem "I don't Love You" in the Dearborn Open Mic

Letter From The City of Dearborn Reminding Residents of Fireworks Rules

DEARBORN, Mich. – As Fourth of July approaches, Dearborn residents are reminded to follow state and local laws regarding the purchase and use of fireworks, as well as to exercise extreme caution.

Fatimah Alhussieni Recites Baghdad Poem at Dearborn Open Mic

Fatimah Alhussieni Recites Baghdad Poem at Dearborn Open Mic

$500 Reward for Catching The Dearborn Night Firework Bombers

Yesterday, it has been reported by several citizens living in East Dearborn of a car passing between residential houses between 1AM and 2AM throwing some sort of illegal firework that caused a large explosion, shaking houses, triggering car alarms, waking neighbors, and scaring children.

Detroit is Not On Fire by Renoun

Renoun recites her poem about Detroit, "Detroit is not on fire", in the Dearborn Open Mic. Powerful!

Call Dearborn Police When You See or Hear Illegal Fireworks 3139433030

Dearborn residents are encouraged to call 313-943-3030 to anonymously report unsafe or illegal fireworks activity in their neighborhood, or to call 9-1-1 if there is a dangerous or emergency situation.

Another Speeding Fatality in Dearborn

Another fatal accident in Dearborn. The cycle of dangerous driving continues. May they Rest In Peace. Our condolences to the family.

TCD Rides with Dearborn Police to Crack Down on Speeding Cars and Drag Racing

TCD (The City of Dearborn) is a social media site put together by few Arab American young residents of the City of Dearborn. They drive around and try to capture stories as they happen, and capture real time videos of the different action taking place in the city of Dearborn.

Dearborn Open Mic: وسام شرف الدين يقرأ قصيدة “يواسيني حبك حين اشتداد الألم” في المنبر الأدبي المفتوح

وسام شرف الدين يقرأ قصيدة "يواسيني حبك حين اشتداد الألم" في المنبر الأدبي المفتوح

I Slashed My Heart Over The Sun by Manal Badreddine recited at Dearborn Open Mic

I Slashed My Heart Over The Sun by Manal Badreddine recited at Dearborn Open Mic. Join the next session on  July 5, 2017 at 7PM at the Arab American Museum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM-Mb7Cc-f8

Wissam Charafeddine recites Color of Life at Dearborn Open Mic

https://youtu.be/xP_u4SZ-ViA   Wissam Charafeddine @wcharaf recites Color of Life at Dearborn Open MIc. Join us tonight 6/7/2017 at 7PM for another Dearborn Open Mic at the @ArabAmericanMuseum dearbornblog.com/openmic Event Page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1929015027382769/