Tag: Dearborn Blog

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce

Divorce is a short-term crisis and a long-term process of understanding and healing for families. Statewide, Michigan had 29,708 divorces in 2014, a rate of 6 divorces per 1,000 residents, which is 14 percent lower than the number of divorces in 2004. There were 1.92 marriages for every divorce in 2014, the highest ratio since ...

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 ...

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.

Enduring The American Justice System

But it was more disheartening to realize that there was no way this man was going to get out with a clean record.

Hints of Deceit… Dearborn Anew

Dearborn, MI… Home to the best of things: Chicken Shawarma, Baklava and Cheese Pies.

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.