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Black Friday Deals Excel Sheet

Category Price Store Notes Electronics DVD PLAYERS BLU-RAY PLAYERS LG BP175 Streaming Audio Blu-Ray Player $49.99 Best Buy Doors open 5pm Thursday LG Smart Blu-Ray Player $49.00 Walmart $10 Vudu Credit with Purchase; Black Friday Begins Online Wed at 10pm ET and In Stores Thurs at 6pm LG UBK90 Streaing 4K UHD Hi-Res Audio Wi-Fi ...

Getting Out The Vote–Field Notes by BNimri Aziz

There’s a big push underway- it appears to be primarily a Democrat plan-- for GOTV. GOTV is not a videogame; it’s the acronym of Get-Out-The-Vote. Behind this drive is the conviction: ‘If registered Democrats will simply get off their butts, drag themselves to the polls and check boxes for everyone running in their party’s column, ...

​MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT, SURVIVAL UNITE VISUAL ARTISTS AND POETS IN NEW EXHIBITION

Exhibition opening, Arab American Book Award ceremony combine for spectacular evening program Nov. 9 in Dearborn Dearborn, Mich. (Oct. 24, 2018) – In November 2018, many nations will mark the end of what was originally called The Great War, now known as World War I. Prior to the end of that war, immigrants from Arab ...

What Is It About Bears? 10/23/18 by B Nimri Aziz

My editor at Natural History Magazine once remarked how, whenever their cover features a bear, sales rise. A koala bear, a young panda, a sunbathing polar bear or a menacing American grizzly; it doesn’t matter. People like bears. Occasional attacks on humans and the aversion of many people to any form of wildlife hunting notwithstanding, ...

From Syria to Michigan: The Flint & Highland Park Pioneers in the Arab American Journey [Podcast]

Hani Bawardi Hani Bawardi is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Social Sciences, and principal member of the Center of Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He is the author of The Making of Arab Americans: From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship. Bawardi has amassed a sizable private collection of manuscripts, ...

Concerns Regarding Michigan Marijuana Ballot Proposal

There is an important ballot proposal in Michigan this November, and it’s about legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. I have been asked by several people to opine on how they should vote on this proposal. As a psychiatrist who treats adolescents and young adults, I have my fair share of experience with recreational marijuana ...

ARAB AMERICAN COMPOSERS HIGHLIGHTED IN CROSSOVER PERFORMANCE

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings, Arab American National Museum present Khashb wa Kheit خشب وخيط DEARBORN, Mich. (Oct. 1, 2018) – Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings (DCWS)will be kicking off its 2018-19 Signature Serieswith Khashb wa Kheit خشب وخيط: An Evening of Chamber Music by Arab American Composers on Friday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. ...

For Those Of Us Who Believe by BNimri Aziz Sept 30/18

For those of us who watched with innocence, then passion, then consternation, the results of the 1991 senate hearing for supreme court nominee Clarence Thomas; for those who championed film stars, then ordinary women daring, finally, to call out Harvey Weinstein and a stream of male predators; for those who watched with confidence the rise ...