Archive For The “Spotlight” Category

Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

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Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done

Dearborn Mayor O’Reilly, Thank you for all you have done By Imad Hamad Once one becomes part of public life, he lives in the public eye and under the microscope. There is praise sometimes, criticism other times. Some of it is fair, some unfair. It comes with the territory of being a public figure.  Indeed,…

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Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show

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Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show

Lebanon turmoil the focus on Arab Radio Show #ArabRadio host Ray Hanania talks with American Task Force on Lebanon President Ed Gabriel and Arab News Gulf Regional Manager Sarah Sfeir on the show June 30, 2021 in Detroit and Washington DC Radio Show Guests/Topics. Wednesday June 30, 2021 at 8 AM EST. We have a great lineup…

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New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi

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New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi

New book: I was a French Muslim by Mokhtar Mokhtefi Coming later this year Born in 1935 in a French-colonized Algerian village, Mokhtar Mokhtefi came of age amidst the growing independence movements. He saw the effects of France’s 130-year colonization of his country, and the brutal tactics they used to stay in power: arresting and…

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Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

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Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

Salem Furrha guests on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania Salem Furrha, whose west coast family has become one of the most popular social media entertainers on Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, said the secret to going viral is to stand out, be funny and be creative, during an appearance this week on…

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State Department leads discussion on live Arab Radio

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State Department leads discussion on live Arab Radio

State Department leads discussion on live Arab Radio On this week’s show, Ray Hanania interviewed Chris Hodges, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Assistance Coordination and Press and Public Diplomacy at the State Department’s Bureau for Near Eastern Affairs, on Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s trip to the Middle East. Secretary Blinken’s goal is to meet…

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory…

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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

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Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow’s hits in New Works Festival Online. Transforming the Tony Award-winning company’s hit annual festival into a virtual experience, New Works Festival Online offers digital audiences an extraordinary opportunity to view new plays and selections from new musicals,…

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Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry

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Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry

Arab News, FII Institute partner to shed light on the future of regional media industry Cooperation to produce research, panel discussions and industry level, government white papers   Riyadh: Arab News — the Middle East’s leading English language daily — is partnering with the Future Investment Initiative Institute to shed light on the future of the regional…

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McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children Congresswoman Betty McCollum of Minnesota introduces Historic Legislation: Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after introducing the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military…

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Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

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Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment

Pomegranate Explores Young Woman’s Mesmerizing Journey Toward Self-Empowerment Ancestral norms clash with the freedoms of a new generation in the powerful new book Pomegranate, from award-winning author Weam Namou. Pomegranate shares the story of Niran, a Muslim woman coming of age in Detroit after emigrating from Iraq. Moving from war-torn Iraq to the U.S. was…

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates As the holy month of Ramadan nears, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) relaunched a national boycott of Israeli dates sold in US markets. AMP calls on all Americans and American Muslims to boycott date brands known explicitly to operate in illegal Israeli settlements and to exploit…

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