Panel discusses civil rights at UM-DDEARBORN — A panel of local and regional community officials gathered Tuesday, March 3 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn to discuss various civil rights, law enforcement, judicial and media bias issues affecting the Arab community in both the U.S. and Michigan.
- The forgotten philanthropy of American Muslims
- Study: Arab Americans’ health affected by pollution
- Dearborn begins decommissioning paid parking in downtown district
- Local lawmakers anger Arab Americans by attending Netanyahu's speech
- Local scientist wins environmental award for research on birth defects in Iraq
- West Bloomfield officials accused of racism face recall efforts
- UM-Dearborn deer cull ends
The Arab intelectual is resting, not deadWhenever a new poem by Mahmoud Darwish was published in al-Quds newspaper, I rushed over to Abu Aymen’s newsstand that was located in the refugee camp’s main square. It was a crowded and dusty place where grimy taxis waited for passengers, surrounded by fish and vegetable venders.
- Blast kills Nusra commander; U.S. backed rebels collapse in northern Syria
- Algeria passes law banning violence against women
Pope Francis on Charlie Hebdo: There are limits to free speechMANILA — Pope Francis on Thursday condemned killing in God's name but warned religion could not be insulted, weighing into a global debate on free speech ahead of a rapturous welcome in the Philippines.
- Russia advises Syrian opposition leaders to attend Moscow talks
- Paris attack reminds Arab cartoonists of dangers at home
- Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria
- South American leadrers stand with Gaza, Bolivia declares Israel ‘terrorist state’
- Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 reported dead
- NSA may be putting Israeli security interests above U.S., new document reveals
- US accuses Israel of ‘alarming, even terrifying’ levels of spying
Muslim man killed in Texas while taking photos with his wifeDALLAS - The North Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW) today called on law enforcement authorities to address community concerns about what motivated the alleged killers of a 36-year-old Muslim who was shot Thursday while taking pictures of the snow.
- Ferguson policies targeted Blacks, created toxic environment
- Californian tried to join "Islamic State" in Syria
Local and state election resultsBelow are the results for this year's local and state elections.
- Senator-elect Peters: We want to increase minimum wage
- Victorious Snyder: It is time to get more done
- Judicial candidate Tony Guerriero passionate about Dearborn
- Oakland County Commission candidate is diversity champion
- Michigan Supreme Court candidate Bill Murphy: A seat on the court should not come with a ‘for sale’ sign
- Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6
- New faces vie for school board seats in crowded election
Chaldeans at AIPAC do not speak for the communityLast week, Chaldean State Rep. Klint Kesto (R- Commerce Township) and California businessman Mark Arabo attended the national conference of the American Israeli Political Action Committee (AIPAC). Then, they filled their social media pages with expressions of fondness of Israel and calls to protect Iraqi Christians—sometimes in the same post— as if the two issues are related.
- Our representatives insulted us
- City's comments on Kroger incident call investigation into question
Michigan film incentive positively impacts Arab actors and minority filmmakersDETROIT — Filmmakers have been increasingly capturing Michigan’s unique ambiance with the help of a diverse group of locals— both in front of and behind the camera— since the state approved a film incentive in 2008.
- 'Arab Idol' breaks isolation of Israel’s Palestinian citizens
- Renowned controversial Lebanese poet Said Akl dies at 102
Father of Pontiac baby charged in deathPONTIAC — The 18-year-old father of a 7-month-old baby has been charged with first degree felony murder in the child’s death on Saturday.
- Detroit cop faces jail on intoxicated with firearm charge
- Shootings on Detroit's east side leave 2 dead, 7 injured
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan stresses snow shoveling safetyDETROIT — This past weekend, Michigan experienced its third largest snowfall since 1880, forcing residents to head outdoors to clear driveways and walkways.
- Government approves Medicare coverage for lung cancer screening
- Steps to prepare for severe winter