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Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

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Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition By Ray Hanania One of the first Arabs that many Chicagoans and Americans came to know may have been the make-believe character, Gamal El Din El Yahbi. El Yahbi was a character created by the sponsors of the 1893 Columbian Exposition to help Americans experience the excitement and culture…

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COMIC: Bias in Hollywood keeps great movie on Arabs from Americans, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Jan. 26, 2009

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COMIC: Bias in Hollywood keeps great movie on Arabs from Americans, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Jan. 26, 2009

Click Comic Strip to view larger image Ray Hanania’s World Comic Strips http://www.ProfessiveComicStrips.blogspot.com American East, a great movie on the Arab American experience, never made it to theatrical release, but is now available on DVD. Buy it if you care about correcting the reality of Sept. 11, 2001 and the stereotypes of Arab Americans.

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