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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.

Aseel Srour Recites “ID Card” Poem by Mahmoud Darwish in Dearborn Open Mic

Aseel Srour recites in the Dearborn Open Mic the famous poem by Mahmoud Darwish titled "Bitaqit Haweyati" (ID Card), and sometimes called "Sajjil Ana Arabi" (Record: I am Arabic).

Ali Elsendy Electrifies The Dearborn Open Mic Once Again

Ali Elsendy, the young Iraqi American poet, once again electrifies the Dearborn Open Mic with his energetic poems, full of emotions and motivation. In the Dearborn Open Mic on September 6, 2017, recited Damn the Impossible (تباً للمستحيل): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKvODqUCFGM&t=22s   He also recited a love poem titled He is Still a Baby (مازال طفلاً):   ...

Nick Vujicic in Arabic by Haidar Mazen

No arms, no legs - no worries! Nick Vujicic uses his story to inspire and inform people all around the world. Nick is an Australian Christian evangelist and motivational speaker born with tetra-amelia syndrome,[4] a rare disorder characterized by the absence of arms and legs. He is one of the seven known surviving individuals planet-wide ...

Racism Smiles On S. Brady by Yasmine Badaoui

Yasmine Badaoui is a free lance writer, and she is an editor in Miss Muslim.She has a bachelors degree in Psychology from Iowa State University. Yasmine recited her poem at the Dearborn Open Mic last Wednesday that talks about the controversial Statue of Hubbard and the discussion of its removal from Dearborn.

Amer Zahr … Activism Through Comedy and Writing

Amer Zahr is an Arab-American of Palestinian descendant. He is known for his stand-up comedian, writer, filmmaker, producer, adjunct law professor at the University of Detroit Mercy, and former lawyer. He was born in Jordan to refugee parents of Palestinian heritage originally from Nazareth and then moved to the United States when he was three ...

Dearborn Open Mic … The Artistic Oasis in Arab American Dearborn

"Dearborn has a consortium of Arabic poets, Young Artists, and Arab American creative writing talents, that it should be considered an intellectual and artistic center, if it wasn't for the lack of that expression in the community. We are going to change that."

Top 10 News From Dearborn August 2017

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Attack with Explosives At the Divine Child Church [VIDEO]

Dearborn Police are searching for a man who witnesses say threw a commercial-grade firework into the Divine Child Church chapel in Dearborn while prayer was taking place. Dearborn Police Reported: Dearborn, Mi. — On August 23, 2017, at approximately 7:30pm, the Dearborn Police responded to Divine Child Church on report of an explosion and malicious destruction ...

Five Events To Attend in Dearborn In The Next Couple Weeks

As we enjoy the last month in the summer of 2017, five events are coming up in Dearborn that you probably want to take advantage off: