If you are a man in France, you can wear a wetsuit that covers your head and entire body. But a Muslim woman who chooses to wear a hijab at the beach will be ticketed and ordered to shed some clothing.
Arab American immigrants have crossed thousands of miles, leaving behind family histories that stretch back generations, in search of opportunities, peace and freedom here.
In politics, as in life, when people take you for granted, they tend to mistreat you.
The Aug. 2 primaries in Dearborn painted two opposing political pictures for the Arab American community.
This election season has been marred by vulgarity, insults and incivility. But the negativity should not discourage you from casting your vote on Aug. 2.
This election season has been marred by negative campaigning and "dark" turns. But that should not discourage you from participating in the Aug. 2 primaries. Voters will decide on several judicial, legislative and county races.
Controversies seldom bring down politicians. It is the way that they respond to them that often gets them in trouble.
In democratic societies, elections cause ideological divisions. Candidates and their supporters disagree on the issues. But the differences should remain within the realm of ideas without turning personal.