Posts Tagged “Arab History”

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland. I have spent most of my life studying and writing about the American Arab community, authoring dissertations and studies on them at Northern Illinois and the…

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

Arabs of the Titanic Presentation by Ray Hanania and Aaron Hanania SLIDE 1 The Titanic departed Southampton in southern England at noon, April 10, 1912 and was due to arrive in New York City on April 15. Along the way, stops were made in Cherbourg, France to collect continental passengers and Queenstown, (now Cobh) Ireland…

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