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Arab Americans and American Muslims Are at Risk

James Zogby | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

This past week the Arab American Institute (AAI) released its third biannual poll of American attitudes toward Arabs and Muslims. Conducted by Zogby Analytics, 1100 likely voters were surveyed nationwide. The results were deeply troubling.

How The LGBT Arab-American Community Found A Room Of Its Own

AP | SALIM ESSAID | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — With a loud hiccup and a hand over her mouth in coy embarrassment, Madame Tayoush mimics Lebanese diva Sabah in her performance of t...

Jesse Jackson, 1984: A Transformative Campaign

James Zogby | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

Those of us who participated in that 1984 campaign will never forget the experience. It was historic, it was pure excitement, and it unleashed a dynamic that helped to change American politics forever.

Dearborn's Arab Americans: The Promise of the City's Future

James Zogby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

For those of us who've worked with Dearborn Michigan's Arab American community during the past three decades, victories in this past week's municipal elections were more than just big news. They represent confirmation of our belief in the strength and vitality of the Arab American community.

Jazz Meets Maqam on December 1 -- A Celebration of Arab Culture in America

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 01.28.2013 | DC
Hani Almadhoun

In a city where the term "Arab" is heavily politicized, it's refreshing to attend an event where simple things like music and traditional dances do more to bring people together than a seasoned politician can muster.

A Resilient Arab American Community

James Zogby | Posted 04.21.2012 | World
James Zogby

Despite the challenges we have faced and continue to face, we remain, at the end of the day, a community that is proud of our heritage, and prouder still of our accomplishments in America, our home.

Muslims and Government: Contrasting America and Britain

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 12.28.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Obama's low-key approach to relations between Muslims and the U.S. government is in marked contrast to the 30 years that the British government has been engaged with Muslim communities in civic and public life.

Attorney General Denies 'Entrapment' Of Oregon Muslim Suspect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Attorney General Eric Holder defended the FBI's recent undercover investigation of an Oregon M...