Posts Tagged “Arab culture”

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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American Arabs need to document their history

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American Arabs need to document their history

American Arabs need to document their history By Ray Hanania During my entire consciousness as an American of Arab heritage, I have always tried to document the experiences of my family, friends and organizations I have been involved with regarding Arab American history. The truth is American Arabs do a poor job of documenting their…

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American Arab will bring Arab culture to Miss Universe Contest

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American Arab will bring Arab culture to Miss Universe Contest By Ray Hanania — For years, Arabs have wondered why more Arab countries have not participated in the Miss Universe competition showcasing the beauty of the Arab Woman. There are 22 Arab countries yet only two had the courage (or pride in their women) to field entrants…

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