Category: CULTURE

Let’s Keep our Lawns Clean

A few nights a week, I choose to spend my time at my mom's. She lives alone and I like to keep her company every now and then. My mom who lives in Dearborn loves her plants and her lawn but due to weakened knees, she doesn't always get the chance to cut the grass ...

Missionary in Dearborn, Freedom of Speech or Proselytizing Children Without Parental Consent?

Missionary in Dearborn, Freedom of Speech or Proselytizing Children Without Parental Consent? Let us know in your comments below.

Urban Politics: Prospects for Metro Detroit

There is hope for equitable and resilient solutions in the complex metropolitan relationship but until then, addressing the honest root causes of the friction is the first step.

The Pollution Series: Noise Pollution in Dearborn

The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to promote an environment for all Americans free from noise that jeopardizes their health or welfare. To that end, it is the purpose of this chapter to establish a means for effective coordination of Federal research and activities in noise control, to authorize ...

The Fight Against Selective Activism Starts At Home

Addressing the problem is the first step to solving it and in Dearborn, that problem is one of arrogance and a lack of empathy that has some people forgetting their roots.

Come Support Wayne County Transit!

In Dearborn, transit is both useful but limited - it carries a lot of potential, but is often constrained by political and social divisions.

Being black and Arab in Dearborn

"We are always talking about how there is so much racism towards the Arab community, but never talk about the racism in it."

Coming Together

I sat down on a Wednesday evening thinking of what I can possibly write about. There are many topics to choose from, and despite that, I found myself unable to focus on one to start with. However, amid such a hostile political environment our world is going through, and such a growing division between people ...

The Happenings at Common Grace Coffee CO.

At Common Grace Coffee Co. our motto is simple; we are for the city, for the craft, and for the world. What we mean by that is that we want foster community in the city of Dearborn using the culinary craft of coffee and the things that surround coffee to impact the world we live in.

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.

Pride, Tradition, Legacy: Fordson High School, A Microcosm of Arab-American Diaspora (1/2)

There was the good, the bad, and the ugly. This is not so much an expose, as it is a meditation on what I now consider a unique experience that I could have only received at Fordson.

What’s in A Sign?

One of the things I often find myself paying attention to, whether I am here in Dearborn or visiting a new place, is the attention to detail that businesses put into signage and the design of storefronts or window displays.

A Yemeni-American Experience

If you were to enter my neighborhood, you might be either shocked or feel very at home, Here are some things you would notice....

Why Our Jokes on Mental Health are Unintentionally Destroying Lives

Even though mental health is slowly becoming more normalized in our community, the jokes haven't stopped.

Dearborn Muslims Approach Summer with High Spirits and a Renewed State of Being

Most Dearborn schools have been out for about a week and some college spring classes have come to a close. The city celebrated the end of the Holy month of Ramadan and celebrated Eid Al-Fitr on Saturday for some and Sunday for others.

Dearborn Arabic Open Mic – Bashar Darwish – فضحتنا صفحات الماء في شط العرب

Dearborn Arabic Open Mic – Bashar Darwish – فضحتنا صفحات الماء في شط العرب

Dearborn Arabic Open Mic – Nisreen Faraj – We Judge – 4-12-17

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6FFsX9zr94

The Ugly Cousin Scoop: “Dear Dearborn Heights…”

They say sarcasm is anger’s ugly cousin. And cheating’s ugly cousin is flirting, or so I’ve heard. Well, Dearborn has an ugly cousin too. About as ugly as a festering boil on the red side of a baboon’s ass. Well, maybe not THAT ugly. But certainly that inflamed. Fellow outsiders, I introduce to you: the ...