This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

This Olympian Just Inspired Barbie to Finally Introduce a Hijab-Wearing Doll

One of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad, was honored with a one of a kind doll from Barbie!     Ibtihaj is the first American Olympian to ever compete while wearing a hijab, which made sense that her doll — that was given by Mattel in the Glamour Women of the Year LIVE […]

This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

This New Sitcom Follows the Lives of Saudi Students in America, and We Love It

by Reem Tolba

  A new type of sitcom is being aired on MBC that goes by the name of Cut. Directed by Osama Alkhurayji, the sitcom tells the story of five diverse Saudi students consisting of males, females, conservatives and liberals who are struggling to pursue film-making in the States.   Cut, indeed, has been gaining a […]

Rami Malek Stars in Dior Homme’s SS17 Ad Campaign

Rami Malek Stars in Dior Homme’s SS17 Ad Campaign

Are you seeing this too? Mr. Robot star, aka Egypt’s pride and joy, Rami Malek has finally joined the Dior Homme family.     Malek isn’t the only star in this constellation, as the star joins pop icon Boy George, model Ernest Klimko and rapper A$AP Rocky for the French fashion house’s summer 2017 campaign, marking the first high-fashion […]

20 Places Every Single Arab Has Been to in San Francisco

20 Places Every Single Arab Has Been to in San Francisco

Growing up in San Francisco was probably one of the best things that happened to me, I was blessed to be living in a diverse city with amazing food and connected Arab community. After years of being around the evolving city, some things just never change. The restaurants are culinary classics, the coffee is orgasmic, […]

Q&A: Oday Aboushi, Palestinian-American NFL Player

Q&A: Oday Aboushi, Palestinian-American NFL Player

Despite an abundance of ignorance and bigotry directed towards Arabs and Muslims in America, there’s still a massive amount of love, especially with Arabs and Muslims in America making efforts to build bridges between communities in any way they can. Palestinian-American Oday Aboushi happens to be one community leader building these bridges in one of the […]

27 Struggles of Growing Up in an Arab American Home

27 Struggles of Growing Up in an Arab American Home

Growing up Arab in America is an experience, to say the least, and we owe our identity complex to growing up between two worlds. Here are 27 struggles that Arab-Americans will relate to:       1. You had to explain your lunches         2. “So long as you live in my house you live […]

18 Reasons Why Rami Malek Is Bae

18 Reasons Why Rami Malek Is Bae

  For those of you who don’t know who Rami Malek is, please get your sh*t together. The Egyptian-American actor has been making some serious moves in the entertainment industry since his first appearance on the scene in 2004 on Gilmore Girls before playing a reccurring role on The War at Home. He went on to play […]

9 Arab American Film Festivals That Celebrate Cultural Expression

9 Arab American Film Festivals That Celebrate Cultural Expression

With millions of Arabs living in the diaspora, film is one of the most wide reaching forms of self-expression and a celebration of identity. Seeing an Arab narrative on the silver screen is not only a great form of cultural expression, it’s an accomplishment for every Arab involved in the film.       Arab Film […]

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

  Coming from two different worlds usually makes a person have mixed feelings about pretty much everything, especially when one of your worlds is falling apart and faces severe destruction every day. Syrian-American artist, Kinda Hibrawi, expresses the meeting of East and West in her paintings. Her artwork is a passionate journey of femininity, spirituality and cultural […]

16 Things Arabs Say While Watching American Sports

16 Things Arabs Say While Watching American Sports

Growing up in America, there area lot of sports to watch and growing up Arab, there’s a lot of yelling in Arabic… at your TV. Here are 16 things Arabs say while watching American sports:       1. Ya zalama pass the zift ball         2. INTERCEPTION! Interception fe 3ynak!     […]