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Live Discussions: Arab Spring – What it Accomplished & Where It Failed

The Arab Spring (Arabic: الربيع العربي) was a series of anti-government protests, uprisings, and armed rebellions that spread across much of the Arab world in the early 2010s. It began in response to corruption and economic stagnation and was influenced by the Tunisian Revolution. After 11 years, the lives of people in Arab Spring countries have improved in certain aspects but worsened in others.

An Ode: “Al Basha chicken sub”

Get yourself a Basha chicken sub.

Fordson Student Semifinalist for Prestigious Cooke College Scholarship Program

Rehab Nader Jadallah Announced as Semifinalist for Prestigious Cooke College Scholarship Program For immediate release Media Contact: Julia Nelson 571-799-8067 media Lansdowne, VA – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the selection of 411 high school seniors as semifinalists for the prestigious Cooke College Scholarship. This highly selective scholarship provides high-achieving students with financial need ...

East Dearborn is Drowning Again

It is the nightmare of 2014 all over again. https://www.instagram.com/reel/CQkrrFrHIVq/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link https://www.instagram.com/p/CQkp67SAozY/ https://www.instagram.com/p/CQkm5r-nCHv/ https://www.instagram.com/p/CQkgfP6n-Hh/ https://www.facebook.com/ali.alsendy/posts/4103431979777675?cft%5B0%5D=AZU5X-5tL2EfKigtAIgH6S8oOiXH6HTamO1n4E9iR_fpKrVt5fWVUKLmYcpocbJIoha1in_T8dlScnXvtXWhir9JehMmCDJia9lPIuvz8914cK0uFzuZm8OuVqEqJNtDN4DZpEQs1gZ9Ghj5GSRH7Q-6&tn=%2CO%2CP-R

Dearborn Scholars Eps. 2: Prof. Sally Howell [Video/Podcast]

Sally Howell is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Director of the Center for Arab American Studies. Her books include Citizenship and Crisis: Arab Detroit After 9/11, Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade, and Old Islam in Detroit: Rediscovering the Muslim American Past. Old Islam in Detroit received the 2015 Arab American Book Award. Howell is currently a curator for the Halal Metropolis exhibition series exploring the politics and aesthetics of Muslim visibility in Detroit.

Dearborn Scholars Eps. 1: Prof. Ronald Stockton [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eae5Kg0yvuA Dearborn Scholars is a series of Live Broadcasts and Podcasts by Dearborn Blog under the Open Discussions program hosted by Wissam Charafedine (wissamc.com). The first episode was broadcast on March 10, 2021. The program consists of episodes and each episode is an interview with one of the scholars from Dearborn, that is professors, teachers, ...

Eps. 2 Dearborn Blog Live Discussions – The Threat of Cancel Culture on Free Speech [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXAAZq9-KaM Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial. Powerful protests for racial and social justice are leading to overdue demands for police reform, along with wider calls for greater equality and inclusion across our society, not least in higher education, journalism, philanthropy, and the arts. But this needed reckoning has also intensified a ...

Eps. 1 Dearborn Blog Live Discussions – Anti-Statue Movement, Between Reform & Absurdity [Video/Podcast]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZD5dYKjjzA "The United States’ frenzy of statuary iconoclasm has taken a turn into the theater of the absurd. Knocking down or defacing statues of national founders or heroes not only displays ignorance of history but also assaults the principles of Western civilization that allow for racial progress to continue." Henry Olsen "I think a statue ...

Arab American Heritage month April 2020 profile number 8: Dr. Ali Fadel by Nahid Ayoub

Arab American Heritage month April 2020 profile number 8 The inspiring people on this list are in no particular order. When a man passes away, his children are orphaned. When Dr. Ali Fadel passed away, an entire community of underprivileged people was orphaned.They called him the father of the poor. He had a charismatic South ...

Don’t Miss History: Rashid Khalidi in Dearborn Speaking About The 100 Years War On Palestine

Rashid Khalidi, the renowned Arab American Scholar, and the person who occupies Edward Said's chair currently in Columbia University, will be visiting Dearborn on February 26, 2020 hosted by AlNadwa Free Thinking Society.  AlNadwa is hosting a lecture titled The Hundred Years' War On Palestine at the Arab American National Museum Auditorium at 6:30PM. Event ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربون DOMA Oct 2, 2019

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Sara Raad Reads From Her Poetry in Dearborn Open Mic on 4-17-2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLqb5Xc_MII   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LtVWhTRUhk

Dearborn Open Mic English launches with a Big Bang

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Sponsors Needed for Dearborn Blog 2.0

Welcome to Dearborn Blog. Dearborn Blog was launched in 2013 to be a platform for the authentic voices of the Dearborn/Dearborn Heights community. We talk about Dearborn’s citizens, culture, and community. We talk about Dearborn history. We talk about Dearborn business. We talk about Dearborn’s food, culture, events, tradition, and society. Let’s talk about the ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

Marry a Partner, Not an Age Gap

Marriage is an institution that I deeply respect and cherish. Across cultures, there are so many variances to what a marriage ceremony looks like, and how spouses act toward one another, but there are so many common themes. On the macro level, marriage is a partnership, and depending on culture and tradition, specific or less ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month: