With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the fabric of American society. And we will use hummus as our weapon. By naming those who vilify the Arab American community as #HummusHaters, we can express our culture positively while showing intolerance to bigotry.
Congress is composed of 535 members, 435 in the House and 100 in the Senate who are tasked with representing the American people. Despite the fact that Arab Americans now make up a population of more than 3.6 million in the U.S., Arab Americans and Muslims have routinely been left […]

#HummusHaters in Congress

Arab America Picks A President: Your Arab American Delegates
For months, we’ve been looking forward to the Republican and Democratic conventions. We voted in the primaries and caucuses and counted the presidential delegates as the results rolled in. Our wait is almost over. Next week, the Republican delegates meet in Cleveland and the following week, the Democratic delegates meet […]

Arab America Picks A President: Your Arab American Delegates

Illustration: American Muslim Community center in Longwood, Florida.Phelan M. Ebenhack, AP
A South Florida rabbi spoke up for a mosque that was delisted as a polling station. Palm Beach County removed the Islamic Center of Boca Raton as a polling site after receiving complaints from voters, WPTV reported Monday. That didn’t sit well with Rabbi Barry Silver of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor […]

Florida Rabbi Condemns Removal of Mosque as Polling Station

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office said he is reviewing a bill that would give Muslims a formal voice in government. (Seth Perlman / AP)   There might not be a budget, but Illinois could become the first state with a law on the books that gives Muslims a formal voice […]

Muslims hope for Rauner’s signature on advisory council bill

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in San Jose, California, U.S. June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Recent Trump outrages have thrown the GOP establishment into a tizzy. Reactions have been varied, ranging from a few brave souls who have denounced their nominee’s bigotry to those who continue to hope against hope that Trump will begin to behave more “presidential”. Ignored in all of this are two […]

Dump Trump

Berniecrats have not given up hope that Sanders will catch up and maybe even win in California before all the ballots are counted.
Even though The New York Times declared that Hillary Clinton “secured enough delegates for the Democratic nomination,” and later issued a correction blaming the erroneous statement due to “an editing error,” Hillary Clinton did not actually earn enough delegates to be declared the nominee of the Democratic Party. In fact, […]

California Counts Countless Provisional And Mail-In Ballots, Areas Switch For ...

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Sunday pilloried Republicans who have continued to dodge the question of whether they can back their party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump, arguing that it’s past time to speak out against him. Zakaria questioned GOP lawmakers for assuming Trump would “tone down his rhetoric and pivot […]

Fareed Zakaria: Republicans Cannot Remain Silent On Trump

  Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged members of his student body to arm themselves so they can “end those Muslims before they walk in and kill…” Falwell’s remarks came during a convocation speech at Liberty University, a private Christian college in Lynchburg, Va. He would later clarify his […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Urges Students to Arm Themselves and ‘End ...

Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who’s un-American. Obama’s extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on behalf of Hillary Clinton in the ugly general […]

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ...