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Wissam, Wesley, or simply W, is an educator, writer, entrepreneur, engineer, activist, ex-Imam, humanist, liberal thinker with interest and mediocre attempt at many takes of life. A modern confused Renaissance man, who uses doubt as a path for emancipation and science as a road towards enlightenment.

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New Arab film reviews by Barbara

https://barbaranimri.com/2021/09/tunisian-films-new-and-noteworthy/ Noteworthy, New Tunisian Films. Sept 2/21 by BNimri Aziz “A Son” and “She Had a Dream”, both from Tunisia, are among new productions distributed in the U.S. this fall through Art Mattan’s African Diaspora International Film Festivals. The compelling plot of “A Son” opens with the Ben Youssef family picnicking among friends in the ...

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What About the Women? America’s Afghanistan Guilt

What About the Women? America’s Afghanistan Guilt 08.22.21 by BNimri Aziz (attached photo: Afghan women fighters in 1998, cited in Workers World article, below) America’s rotting two decades of war and occupation in Afghanistan is oozing an awful stench from its bloated corpse, with the entire world an involuntary witness. Quite a spectacle confronts us:--caches ...

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“When Will They Lift the Blockade?” Cuba to Iraq and back to Cuba

https://barbaranimri.com/2021/08/when-will-they-lift-the-blockade-iraq-and-cuba/ BNimri Aziz 08/4/21 “When will they lift the blockade?” A polite smile did not hide her deep anxiety. She wasn’t Venezuelan, not Iranian, not Syrian, nor a citizen of other nations struggling under U.S.-imposed sanctions. I had just reached Baghdad on one of my missions there during the 1990s. How that question haunted me. ...

المركز العربي الأمريكي للثقافة والفنون: شهر التراث العربي الأميركي [podcast/video]

يتشرف المركز العربي الاميركي للثقافة والفنون بدعوتكم إلى أمسية خاصة احتفاء بمناسبة شهر التراث العربي الاميركي *تتضمن الأمسية؛* ١) دراسة مختصرة عن المناسبة وإطلالة على كيفية إقرارها والجهود التي بذلت في سبيل ذلك، ٢) إضافة إلى قراءات من التراث العربي. *ضيوف الامسية:* يشارك في الأمسية عدد من أعضاء الهيئة الإدارية للمركز العربي الأميركي للثقافة والفنون. *الزمان: * السبت في الأول من شهر أيار (مايو)، 2021، *الوقت: * الساعة الثانية عشرة ظهرا بتوقيت ديترويت ونيويورك، السابعة مساء بتوقيت بيروت والرياض والسادسة مساء بتوقيت القاهرة وباريس

الحراك الاغترابي اللبناني ينطلق … الحلقة الأولى: حوار حول ائتلاف جبهة 17 تشرين مع محمود شعيب

الحراك اللبناني الاغترابي والانتفاضة اللبنانية يقدمان: حوار حول ائتلاف جبهة 17 تشرين اسم الضيف: الناشط محمود شعَيب. يُقدِّم إفتتاحية البرنامج الأول للمنصة: السيد وسام شرف الدين. يُقدّم للحلقة: الصحافي عباس الحاج أحمد. يدير الحوار: المهندس ناصر الحاج.

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5 Arabic Films to See Now On Amazon Prime

1. GHADI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4L6ESN07nY Cast : Georges Khabbaz, Lara Rain, Emmanuel KhairallahDirector : Amin DoraGenre : Comedy, DramaRelease Date : 19 February 2015SynopsisIn a small Lebanese costal village, growing fear by the neighbors towards Ghadi, a young special needs boy in their midst forces his father Leba, the town’s only music teacher to concoct a crazy ...

Watch These 5 Films This Winter Break

1. Kill it and leave this town Fleeing from despair after losing those dearest to him, the hero hides in a safe land of memories, where time stands still and all those dear to him are alive. Over the years, a city grows in his imagination. One day, literary heroes and cartoon childhood idols, who ...

Best 10 Books I Read in 2020 by Wissam Charafeddine

Source with book images and links: https://wissamc.com/2020/12/23/best-10-books-i-read-in-2020/ 1. A Line in The Sand by James Barr The story of Sykes Picot agreement in details, and from a very authentic, academic, and impartial author and sources. This is the most important story of how the Arab World was divided by colonial powers after World War I ...

Dearborn Blog Partners with W Planner 💪

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vznodcM4aNk&mc_cid=3ce3ecea91&mc_eid=f7b52befea Dear Friends W Planner is a  PROVEN PRODUCTIVITY JOURNAL DESIGNED TO HELP YOU CULTIVATE HAPPINESS AND CRUSH GOALS — 52-week life planner featuring a Weekly Goal tracker and Priorities List to help you outperform your goals, weekly gratitude acknowledgment to encourage inner positivity, and a daily rituals tracker to keep the mindset of a champ without ...